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NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor

NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity.

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NASA, NOAA Invite Media to Preview Study of Fires’ Impact on US Air Quality

Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of a joint field campaign led by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the impacts of U.S. wildfires and agricultural fires on air quality and climate.

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NASA Scientists, Engineers Honored with Presidential Early Career Awards

President Trump has named 18 NASA researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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NASA Scientist to Discuss “Hurricane Hunting NASA Style” at Library of Congress Lecture

The public is invited to a free lecture called ‘Hurricane Hunting NASA Style on June 13

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NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures

NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by aluminum manufacturer, Sapa Profiles, Inc. (SPI).

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