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The 2017 Solicitation for the In-space Validation of Earth Science Technologies (InVEST) program is now open
The 2017 Solicitation for the In-space Validation of Earth Science Technologies (InVEST) program is now open as element A.49 of the 2017 NASA ROSES omnibus announcement. Notices of Intent are requested by 2/2/18; proposals are due 3/26/18.
2017 AGU Fall Meeting schedule
Attending the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting? Take along the schedule of ESTO-affiliated activities (PDF). The NASA exhibit at AGU will also feature an exciting lineup of talks and demos (link no longer available).
2017 ESTO Annual Report
Learn all about the Microwave Radiometer Technology Acceleration (MiRaTA) CubeSat
Learn all about the Microwave Radiometer Technology Acceleration (MiRaTA) CubeSat, launching next week with JPSS-1, in this NASA.gov feature article and video
2017 ACT Projects Announced
Gizmodo article features ESTO PI
ESTO principal investigator Mahta Moghaddam featured in Gizmodo article on the NASA Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment: As Alaska Thaws, Everything Changes
RAVAN CubeSat has Front Row Seat to Solar Eclipse
ESTO PI wins 2017 Charles S. Falkenberg Award
Congratulations to ESTO Principal Investigator Hook Hua of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on being named the recipient of the 2017 Charles S. Falkenberg Award by the American Geophysical Union
Presentations from the 2017 Earth Science Technology Forum
2016 AIST Projects Announced
DopplerScatt instrument featured in NASA.gov article
DopplerScatt instrument featured in NASA.gov article: Where Ocean Meets Sky: New NASA Radar Gets a Tryout
IceCube CubeSat deployed from the International Space Station
ESTO CubeSat program featured by SPIE
Two recent videos produced by SPIE feature ESTO CubeSat programs:
- Tom Pagano: CubeSat platform will lower cost of weather modeling and forecasting
- Charles Norton: CubeSats generating excitement for lower costs, quick turnaround, creative research
NASA Embraces Small Satellites
Check out this NASA ScienceCast video: "NASA Embraces Small Satellites"
2016 Annual Report now available
2017 ACT Solicitation Now Open
The 2017 Solicitation for the Advanced Component Technology (ACT) program is now open as element A.48 of the 2017 NASA ROSES omnibus announcement. Notices of Intent are requested by 4/19; proposals are due 6/19.
RAVAN CubeSat captures first light
The RAVAN CubeSat, launched in November 2016, captures its first measurements of Earth's outgoing energy (link no longer available).
IceCube cubesat upcoming launch is featured in this NASA.gov article
IceCube cubesat upcoming launch is featured in this NASA.gov article: "IceCube SmallSat Ready for Launch, Space Station Deployment" For more information on IceCube, visit the new IceCube project webpage (link no longer available).
Several ESTO CubeSats are featured in an article at LaboratoryEquipment.com
Several ESTO CubeSats are featured in an article at LaboratoryEquipment.com:"Tiny Satellites, Big Impact - NASA's Next-gen Approach to Studying Earth's Climate" (link no longer available).
2017 Earth Science Technology Forum to be held June 13-15 in Pasadena, CA
ESTO is pleased to announce the 2017 Earth Science Technology Forum (ESTF2017), to be held June 13-15 in Pasadena, CA.
HARP CubeSat featured in article on The Conversation
The Hyper Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP) cubesat – launching this August – is featured in an article on The Conversation: “SmallSat revolution: Tiny satellites poised to make big contributions to essential science”
2017 AMS Meeting Schedule
Attending the 2017 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting? Take along the schedule of ESTO-affiliated activities.