"Space: Guiding Your Way" This year's World Space Week theme focuses on the benefits of satellite navigation and data collection for society.
How on Earth did lichen end up on the outside of the International Space Station? (A Moment of Science, 9/30/2014)
Google Earth for Firefighters
Sean Triplett of the National Interagency Fire Center describes their efforts to create a modified Google Earth program for monitoring wildfires in real time. (Mountain Edition, Aspen Public Radio, 6/17/2013)
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory
Listen back to 2008, and the beginning of the A-Train, a sextet of satellites studying climate change from space. (Science Friday, NPR, 1/25/2008)