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Critical Gaps Looming in Important Earth Observation Data

GAO Predicts a gap in data of 17-53 months Above our heads in low Earth Polar Orbit a series of aging Earth Observation satellites is beginning to slowly break down…

Earths Magnetic Fields, Mars Fields, Life in the balance

When you compare the Earth’s magnetic fields with those of Mars you begin to understand why our planet is truly such a magic place. Life could be prolific in our…

World not Ending in 2012, U.S. Federal Government says so!

UPDATE 12/21/12 – See Article about end of world – The End of the World is here…we had a good run!! It is OFFICIAL, the United States Government has announced on the…

How would a discovery of life on Mars change us? We may know in a few weeks.

Findings by Mars Rover could change our place in the Universe. (Update 11/26/12 – KnowledgeOrb has learned that the announcement from NASA about SAM findings will be on 12/3/12) Recently NASA stated…

GOES 13 sees the life and death of hurricane Sandy

This video of satellite imagery from the GOES 13 satellite shows the life of Hurricane Sandy from its development in the Caribbean Sea on Oct. 21, through its track up…

TRMM Satellite Shows Hurricane Sandy’s eyewall evidence of remarkable vigor

Source NASA – Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM satellite can measure rainfall rates and cloud heights in tropical cyclones, and was used to create an image to look into…

Antarctic Ozone Hole Second Smallest in 20 Years

NASA/NOAA– The average area covered by the Antarctic ozone hole this year was the second smallest in the last 20 years, according to data from NASA and National Oceanic and…

Huge Dust Storm over Great Plains Captured by MODIS

In the 1930s the Great Plains became know as the great dust bowl when hugs dust storms were created from a long period of heat an drought. In October 2012…