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Earth Observing Satellite

Rocket Blasts Off From Military Base, Lofts Satellite In Orbit

AP | Posted 04.13.2013 | Science

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A satellite launched into space Monday will keep closer tabs on Earth's glaciers, crops, forests and shoreli...


AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Technology

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — After a years-long delay, an Earth-observing satellite blasted into space early Friday on a dual mission to ...

NASA To Launch New Earth-Observing Satellite

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- After a five-year delay, an Earth-observing satellite will be launched to test new technologies aimed at improving weather forecasts an...