Tropical Cyclone 13P aka Linda has lost an ‘arm’ reveals NASA’s Terra satellite

NASA has revealed through its satellite data that the Tropical Cyclone 13P, which has been renamed Linda, has lost its ‘arm’ in a matter of hours after it was formed. The cyclone in the Southern Pacific Ocean was analyzed by NASA Aqua and Terra satellites in infrared light, to determine that there were powerful storms around Linda’s […]

Weather satellites lend a hand in search and rescue

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) constellation’s primary role is to monitor Earth’s environment and provide meteorologists with data that could help them predict weather. Now these same satellites can also lend a hand in search and rescue operations in times of crisis. GOES observations have tracked thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes and flash floods. They’ve even proven useful […]

James Webb Observatory to undergo additional testing

NASA’s James Webb Observatory will be undergoing additional testing as the combined optics and science instruments of the telescope are now out from their shipping containers. NASA engineers will be performing final testing at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, California, before it travels to the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana. The science payload recently arrived at Northrop […]