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DISCOVER-AQ Flight Spotted Over Greenbelt, MD

Image captured July 28, 2011


Still photo here: twitpic.com/5xdow1


This video was captured near the intersection of Ridge Rd and Southway Rd in Greenbelt, MD on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 6:10 PM. This was the second to last day of the MD campaign.


The DISCOVER-AQ flight campaign comes to an end with flights scheduled for Friday, July 29 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The flight segment between the Washington Beltway and Baltimore will follow Interstate 95.


DISCOVER-AQ is a four-year campaign to improve the use of satellites to monitor air quality for public health and environmental benefit.


Through targeted airborne and ground- based observations, DISCOVER-AQ will enable more effective use of current and future satellites to diagnose ground level conditions influencing air quality.


To learn more go to: discover-aq.larc.nasa.gov/


Credit: NASA/GSFC/Rebecca Roth


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA’s accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency’s mission.


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