National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

12:03pm

Thu May 9, 2013
The Two-Way

Stunning Satellite Images Show A Changing Globe

Originally published on Thu May 9, 2013 1:28 pm

12:28pm

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

NASA: Warming Climate Likely Means More Floods, Droughts

Originally published on Mon May 6, 2013 10:53 am

Flash floods followed heavy rains in northern India in September.
AFP/Getty Images

The Earth's wettest regions are likely to get wetter while the most arid will get drier due to warming of the atmosphere caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, according to a new NASA analysis of more than a dozen climate models.

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8:23am

Fri May 3, 2013
Snow!

Remember That May Day Snow? See It From Space

This is what Colorado looked like on May 2nd after May 1st brought snow to much of the state. Before the storm though?
LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team NASA GSFC

Many Coloradoans woke up May 1st to find heavy, wet snow had blanketed the Front Range. If the view from their window made them grumble, here's what it looked like from space.

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8:42am

Thu May 2, 2013
The Two-Way

Send Your Haiku To Mars! NASA Seeks Poets

Originally published on Thu May 2, 2013 11:33 am

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took this close-up of the red planet Mars in 2007, when it was just 55 million miles away.
NASA UPI/Landov

Galactic poet?

Here's how to become famous.

Send your work to Mars!

NASA is raising awareness for its upcoming launch of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft with its Going to Mars project. The MAVEN spacecraft is scheduled for launch this November, to study the Red Planet's upper atmosphere; the craft will examine why Mars lost its atmosphere, and how that catastrophe affected the history of water there.

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12:58pm

Wed May 1, 2013
The Two-Way

NASA Details Space Telescope's Cosmic Near Miss

This diagram shows Fermi and Cosmos 1805 on a collision course.
NASA

A new video reveals just how close NASA came last year to losing its $500 million Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope in a narrowly averted collision with a defunct, Cold War-era Soviet spy satellite.

On March 29, 2012, Julie McEnery, the project scientist for Fermi, received an automatically generated email warning that the two satellites were due in just a few days to pass within 700 feet of one another as their respective orbits crossed.

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