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Terra MOPITT Anomaly

Friday, August 23, 2019

Update 08/23: The MOPITT instrument is currently recovering 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.

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.

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.

DSCOVR Spacecraft has entered into Safe-Hold

Thursday, June 27, 2019

All DSCOVR space weather instrument data and other instrument data have been suspended as the spacecraft has entered into safe-hold. Anomaly investigations and associated recovery activities are underway.