SAN FRANCISCO, July 5 news, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Earth Observatory (NASA’s Earth Observatory) today announced a model diagram, showing its Earth observation satellites launched over the years.
In most people’s imagination, NASA is an observation and exploration of outer space for the target organization. However, many have found that astronauts into outer space, the earth is they see the most beautiful and amazing planet’s I(http://www.best-news(Technology News http://www.best-news.us/).us/). Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders (William Anders) when he said: ‘Our aim is to explore the moon, but the most important thing is that we discovered the Earth.
In the Apollo moon landing spacecraft nearly a half century later, to study the Earth from space has become one of the important mission of NASA. Currently, there are 16 NASA Earth observation satellite launched around the Earth.‘s First Earth observation satellites 1997 launch of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring mission satellite (TRMM), the youngest was in February 2013 launch of Landsat 8 (Landsat 8).
NASA’s satellite fleet monitoring Zhezhi wide range, each one monitoring are directly related to the global environment, including climate change, weather forecasting, fire monitoring, vegetation health. NASA Secretary Charles Bolden (Charles Bolden) in 2013 June published a blog post talking about the important mission of these satellites shoulder his outlook for the future of the team by satellite fleet.