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2014 AGU Fall Meeting Schedule
Attending the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting? Take along the schedule of ESTO-affiliated activities
2014 AIST Projects Awarded
2014 ESTO Annual Report
The 2014 ESTO Annual Report is now available: + Get the PDF
2014 Earth Venture Suborbital solicitation
2014 Earth Science Technology Forum Presentations
Presentations from the the 2014 Earth Science Technology Forum are now available online
2014 Earth Science Technology Forum
Join us in two weeks for the 2014 Earth Science Technology Forum, 10/28-10/30 in Leesburg, VA.
2013 ACT Projects Awarded
New Climate-studying Imager Makes Successful Balloon Flight
Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEX) airborne campaign
GPS sensor web project demonstrates early warning potential for a variety of natural hazards
A Hitchhiker’s Guide to CubeSats
ESTO's Michael Pasciuto featured in this Earthzine article: "A Hitchhiker's Guide to CubeSats"
ESTO's newest in-space technology validation project – the IceCube cubesat – featured in this story on NASA.gov
ASCENDS CarbonHawk Experiment Simulator
Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne campaign
The Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne campaign is in the news again with this feature story on the HIRAD instrument. HIRAD includes an RFI detector subsystem developed in the Instrument Incubator Program.
ASCENDS CarbonHawk Experiment Simulator (ACES)
First Flights for EcoSAR
NASA OpenNEX Challenges
Rama Nemani of the NASA Earth Exchange (and ESTO investigator) announces the NASA OpenNEX Challenges. Set to go live on July 1, these public challenges offer $60,000 in awards for innovative ways to use Earth science data.
The Maturation of Smallsats
ESTO's Charles Norton interviewed by Trajectory Magazine for this article on "The Maturation of Smallsats" (link no longer available).
Harrison Ford talks with ESTO investigator Rama Nemani
In this segment from Showetime's "Years of Living Dangerously" documentary, actor Harrison Ford talks with ESTO investigator Rama Nemani and Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland about NASA Earth science.
2014 AIST Solicitation Open
The 2014 Advanced Information Systems Technology (AIST)) solicitation is now open as element A.41 of the 2014 NASA ROSES omnibus announcement. Notices of Intent are requested by May 21 and proposals are due July 11, 2014.
ESTO-funded CO2 airborne Lidar instrument
ESTO-funded CO2 airborne Lidar instrument, which had its first flights in late March, featured in this Hampton Roads Daily Press article (link no longer available).
La Habra earthquake
Following the 3/28 La Habra earthquake, ESTO’s Quakesim project is again in the spotlight.
+ NASA feature story on Quakesim’s La Habra model
+ Fox News interview with Co-investigator John Rundle
Doppler Aerosol Wind (DAWN) instrument
ESTO-funded Doppler Aerosol Wind (DAWN) instrument featured in this NASA news story (link no longer available).
CubeSat On-Board processing Validation Experiment
2013 Advanced Component Technologies (ACT) solicitation Proposals Due
Reminder: Proposals for the 2013 Advanced Component Technologies (ACT) solicitation are due 4/2/2014.
Drought in California
SPACENEWS features the RAVAN project
SPACENEWS features the RAVAN project – a cubesat technology demonstration for Earth radiation measurements – in this 1/20/14 article: Tiny Satellites May Answer Big Climate Change Question
2013 IIP Projects Awarded
A JPL Scientist Reflects on L.A.’s Last Big Quake
An interview with ESTO-PI Andrea Donnellan on the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake: A JPL Scientist Reflects on L.A.'s Last Big Quake
RAVAN – a new cubesat technology demonstration project for Earth radiation measurements – featured in this news item from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (link no longer available).