daily spaceflight news

today's moon waxing crescent

Tuesday 29 July 2014

06 Environment

The SOHO LASCO C2 instrument captured this image of the Earth-directed Coronal Mass Ejection. - ESA/NASA

Living in Space: Radiation

by liam ginty As we push toward a space settlement future, some of the earliest
read more »

April 7th, 2014
oco20140401-full copy

NASA’s OCO-2 Satellite Brings Sharp Focus on Global Carbon

by carol rasmussen NASA Earth Science News Team Simply by breathing, humans have played a
read more »

April 2nd, 2014
An extra-tropical cyclone seen off the coast of Japan March 10 by the GPM Microwave Imager. The colors show the rain rate: red areas indicate heavy rainfall, yellow and blue indicate less intense rainfall, and the blue areas (upper left) indicate falling snow. - NASA/JAXA

First Images from NASA-JAXA Global Rain and Snowfall Satellite

GREENBELT, Md. — NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have released the first
read more »

March 25th, 2014
Old-growth Amazon tree canopy in Tapajós National Forest, Brazil. - NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA Study Confirms Amazon Inhales More Carbon than It Emits

Forest an Important Component in Reducing Global Warming PASADENA, Calif. — A new NASA-led study
read more »

March 18th, 2014
A new NASA study suggests that projections of Earth's future warming should be more in line with previous estimates that indicated a higher sensitivity to increasing greenhouse gas emissions. - NASA SVS/NASA Center for Climate Simulation

NASA Institute Warns Anew of Global Warming

Long-Term Warming Likely to Be Significant Despite Recent Slowdown NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new
read more »

March 11th, 2014
A Japanese H-IIA rocket with the NASA-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory onboard, is seen launching from the Tanegashima Space Center in Tanegashima, Japan.- NASA/Bill Ingalls

New Satellite Launched to Measure Global Rain and Snow

NASA and JAXA Team for Earth-observing Mission WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)
read more »

February 27th, 2014
Calendar 2013 tied with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh-warmest year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures. - NASA/GISS

2013 Sustained Long-Term Climate Warming Trend – NASA

Ten Warmest Years on Record Occur Since the Year 2000 NEW YORK, N.Y. — NASA
read more »

January 21st, 2014
Scheduled to launch in 2014, the GPM Core Observatory will carry the first space-borne Ku/Ka-band Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR), and a multi-channel GPM Microwave Imager (GMI). - NASA

NASA and JAXA Announce Launch Date for Global Precipitation Satellite

Will Unify Precipitation Measurements by Network of Partner Satellites WASHINGTON, D.C. — Environmental research and
read more »

December 26th, 2013
Environmental tests in Orbital Sciences’ thermal vacuum chamber confirms the integrity of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory spacecraft. - Orbital Sciences/NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA’s Carbon Sleuth Gets Simulated Taste of Space

Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mission Data Will Improve Global Carbon Cycle Models GILBERT, Ariz. — A
read more »

December 24th, 2013
Three years of measurements from CryoSat show that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is estimated to be losing over 150 cubic kilometres of ice each year. - CPOM/ESA

Antarctica’s Ice Loss on the Rise

A Major Contributor to Global Sea-level Rise LEEDS, U.K. — Three years of observations by
read more »

December 11th, 2013
sddefault

Video

A ‘Go’ To Build OSIRIS-REx on This Week @NASA

Here’s some of the stories trending on the weekly video magazine: OSIRIS-REx build go ahead,
read more »

Daily spaceflight news

We are a news content generation and aggregation website covering space, with emphasis on the personal and commercial spaceflight industry.

Our mission is to document for the general public the dawn of this new epoch in mankind's history, and to make young students aware of the opportunities for careers in space-related fields.

All content Copyright © 2010 - 2014 Moonandback Media LLC, except where otherwise noted. All Rights Reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Community Guidelines and Privacy Policy.

moonandback.com

moonandbackproductions.com

takeme2space.com

Advertise with Moonandback Media. Inquiries:

Moonandback Media, LLC
1017 L St., #102
Sacramento, CA 95814-3805

email: email@moonandback.com

Space Links