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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
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April 7th, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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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
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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
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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
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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
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December 11th, 2013
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Space Mining: David Gump at TEDxCibeles

Deep Space Industries’ CEO talks about the constrainment of space tech to ‘proven’ technology and
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