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GRACE-FO Shows the Weight of Midwestern Floods

August 21, 2019

In May 2019, after the wettest 12 months ever recorded in the Mississippi River Basin, the region was…
NASA’s GRACE: What We’ve Learned from Water in Motion

May 14, 2019

When you hear news about ice loss from Greenland or Antarctica, an aquifer in California that is getting…
GRACE-FO Satellite Switching to Backup Instrument Processing Unit

September 15, 2018

The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission team plans to switch to a backup system in…
Ramp-Up in Antarctic Ice Loss Speeds Sea Level Rise

June 14, 2018

losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, increasing global sea levels by 0.12 inch (3 millimeters) in that…
GRACE-FO Turns on ‘Range Finder,’ Sees Mountain Effects

June 12, 2018

Recently Launched Twin Satellites Create ‘The Himalaya Plot’ Less than three weeks after launch, the Gravity Recovery and…
What Really Happened to that Melted NASA Camera?

May 26, 2018

NASA’s “melted camera” has become a social media thing. As with many photos that spread like wildfire on…
Twin Spacecraft Launch to Track Earth’s Water Movement

May 23, 2018

A joint U.S./German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth’s mass…
NASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts in Global Freshwater

May 17, 2018

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on…
Lasers in Space: Earth Mission Tests New Technology

May 9, 2018

Imagine standing on the roof of a building in Los Angeles and trying to point a laser so…
GRACE-FO: Cracking a Cold Case

May 3, 2018

Mission To Study How Melting Polar Ice Affects Regional Sea Levels Reports of the rapidly melting West Antarctic…
Twin Spacecraft to Weigh in on Earth’s Changing Water

April 30, 2018

A pair of new spacecraft that will observe our planet’s ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets, and crust is…
Prolific Earth Gravity Satellites End Science Mission

October 28, 2017

After more than 15 productive years in orbit, the U.S./German GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) satellite mission…
GRACE Mission Making Plans for Final Science Data Collection

September 18, 2017

Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Mission Status Report With one of its twin satellites almost out of fuel…
NASA/UCI Find Evidence of Sea Level ‘Fingerprints’

September 8, 2017

New research will aid in sea level projections Researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and…
NASA, Norway to Develop Arctic Laser-Ranging Station

August 8, 2017

NASA and the Norwegian Mapping Authority are partnering to develop a state-of-the-art satellite laser ranging station 650 miles…
GRACE Mission: 15 Years of Watching Water on Earth

March 16, 2017

  Fast Facts: › In 15 years of operations, the GRACE satellite mission has revolutionized our view of…
First GRACE Follow-On Satellite Completes Construction

November 15, 2016

Construction is now complete on the first of the two satellites for NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment…
NASA Finds Drought in Eastern Mediterranean Worst of Past 900 Years

March 2, 2016

A new NASA study finds that the recent drought that began in 1998 in the eastern Mediterranean Levant…
NASA Data Used to Track Groundwater in Pakistan

March 1, 2016

The vast farmlands of Pakistan — a country with an economy based on agriculture — rely on one…
Study: Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land

February 12, 2016

New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how…
NASA Finds New Way to Track Ocean Currents from Space

November 3, 2015

A team of NASA and university scientists has developed a new way to use satellite measurements to track…
Nasa’s GRACE satellites evaluate drought in southeast Brazil

October 29, 2015

Empty water reservoirs, severe water rationing, and electrical blackouts are the new status quo in major cities across…
Satellites peer into rock 50 miles beneath Tibetan Plateau

July 22, 2015

Gravity data captured by satellite has allowed researchers to take a closer look at the geology deep beneath…
NASA, German Aerospace Center Partner for Research into Advanced Aircraft

June 17, 2015

NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed agreements to work together to reduce aircraft noise and…
The “Potsdam Gravity Potato” Shows Variations in Earth’s Gravity

December 1, 2014

People tend to think of gravity here on Earth as a uniform and consistent thing. Stand anywhere on…
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