A new video series highlights the hard work and passion of scientists and engineers who are helping to get this remarkable new satellite off the ground.
Built to help scientists understand how dust affects climate, the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation can also pinpoint emissions of the potent greenhouse gas.
Zainab Ali combined data collected in space by satellites, with data collected directly from a lake. She wound up with a sum greater than its parts.
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Currently there are more than a dozen missions in operation and several more in development being managed by the Earth Science and Technology Directorate.