NASA satellite data could detect volcanic unrest years before eruptions

New research methods using satellite data may be able to detect volcanic eruptions years in advance.  In a recent study published in the journal Nature Geoscience, researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory…

Alabama ‘supercell’ that produced tornado captured in satellite imagery

This week’s severe weather in the Mid-South was visible from outer space.  Stunning imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES East satellite captured the Thursday “supercell” that produced a…

Iran has built new ballistic missile launch positions, satellite images show

Iranian Khorgo underground ballistic missile site. (Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies) ((Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies)) The Iranian Khorgo underground ballistic missile site is almost operational after new launching positions…

SpaceX completes first rocket launch of 2021, sending up communications satellite

Following a very busy 2020 that saw it make a number of achievements, including the launch of the first astronauts to space from American soil since 2011, SpaceX completed its…