Category | Atmosphere

By Susie Murph on July 10, 2018 in

From July 14 to 22, the world’s leading experts in space science will gather in Pasadena, informally known as the City of Astronomy, for the 42nd assembly of the Committee on Space Research, or COSPAR. Caltech is hosting the meeting, with the support of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is managed by Caltech for NASA. […]

By Susie Murph on May 14, 2018 in

STEM for All Video Showcase, May 14-21 My Sky Tonight will be one of the featured projects in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, funded by the National Science Foundation. The event will be held online May 14 – 21 at http://stemforall2018.videohall.com. Now in its fourth year, the annual showcase will feature over 200 […]

By andreameado on February 28, 2018 in

This is a guest post from Andrea Meado, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team Local geography and environmental resources are important factors when considering reasons for urban establishment and growth. Geographic and geologic features such as mountains, plains, and bodies of water can determine the layout […]

By andreameado on February 21, 2018 in

This is a guest post from Andrea Meado, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team For thousands of years, settlements and populations have developed near sources of water. Having a reliable water supply or route is essential for basic human needs, agricultural demands, and transportation. Urban and […]

By andreameado on February 13, 2018 in

This is a guest post from Andrea Meado, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team We observe clouds from the ground and lower atmosphere (aircraft) and experience weather conditions associated with them such as precipitation and temperature. Astronauts in space see clouds from a different, much higher […]