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Pushing Limits at Armstrong Flight Research Center

Pushing Limits at Armstrong Flight Research Center

Located alongside a dry lake bed in Southern California, this NASA center has a long history of aviation firsts.

Published Apr 23, 2019

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Reviving the Shriveled Lake Urmia

Reviving the Shriveled Lake Urmia

Intense spring rains bring relief to a desiccated lake.

Published Apr 22, 2019

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Guinea-Bissau, the Sahel, and the Sahara Desert

Guinea-Bissau, the Sahel, and the Sahara Desert

From space station altitude, astronauts can see several different climate zones in a single view.

Published Apr 21, 2019

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Ash and Snow at Shiveluch

Ash and Snow at Shiveluch

An eruption from one of the most active volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula deposited a long trail of ash across the landscape.

Published Apr 20, 2019

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Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space

Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space

The Madre de Dios region has a rich concentration of endemic species, but their habitats are being threatened by human activity.

Published Apr 19, 2019

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