Earth Science

Soar Through Earth Science with NASA Airborne Campaigns

3…2…1…Liftoff! NASA is well known for its missions that begin with the blast of a rocket launch, but did you know that NASA also has missions that stay within Earth’s atmosphere? The many Earth-observing satellites orbiting our home planet provide a broad perspective when it comes to gathering data, but the NASA Airborne Science Program provides a different point of view. Using aircraft that stay relatively close to Earth’s surface, these campaigns study phenomena within the Earth’s system on an up-close-and-personal level.

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Created 2014.08.20
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