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SAGE III/ISS Payload Powered Off - Now Operational

Friday, October 4, 2019

10/23/2019: Update - After 27 days spent in survival mode during the ELC4 power loss, remove and replace (R&R) activities, the operations team successfully completed the SAGE III payload activation on 10/21/2019 at 2:15pm ET (18:15 UTC) following the week-long ISS activities

TES L2 R15 Product Release

Friday, August 9, 2019

The NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) and the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) Science Team announce the public release of L2 R15 products. On June 4, 2019 the generation of final full TES dataset began processing.

Terra MOPITT Anomaly - Normal Operations Resumed

Friday, August 2, 2019

Update 08/28: The MOPITT instrument recently recovered from a single event upset on 2019.07.26 that affected the sieve heater for the pressure modulated gas cell used by channel 5. MOPITT science data following this anomaly were degraded.

MISR INteractive eXplorer (MINX) V4.1 Release

Monday, July 22, 2019

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) project and the NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) announce the release of Version 4.1 of the "MISR INteractive eXplorer" (MINX) software tool.


MISR Where on Earth...? Mystery Image Quiz #31

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Are you ready for a challenge? Become a geographical detective and solve the latest mystery quiz from NASA’s MISR (Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer) instrument onboard the Terra satellite. Prize submissions for perfect scores accepted until Wednesday, July 17, at 4:00 p.m. PDT.