Science

Earth from Space: Historical View of West Africa

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In the thirteenth edition we look at an image of West Africa’s coast along the Atlantic Ocean, pictured in the first image from Envisat’s MERIS instrument nearly a decade ago.

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The Science of Falling Snow

NASA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Deputy Project Scientist Gail Skofronick-Jackson tells us about the science of falling snow and what the GPM mission will do to study this critical component of the Earth’s water cycle.

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Expedition 30 Launches To The Space Station

Expedition 30 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko, NASA Flight Engineer Don Petit and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers were launched on the Russian aboard their Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft at 13:16 UTC (8:16 a.m. EST) Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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