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NASA outlined its technical roadmaps designed to support missions over the next two decades. There are many cloud, supercomputing, autonomous computing, robotics, and big data points to ponder.
The National Computational Infrastructure has built an on-demand, high-performance cloud computing environment to process data-intensive computations, such as climate change, earth system science, and life sciences research.
NASA's spacecraft will be monitoring carbon dioxide levels in Earth's atmosphere from space.
Benefits include visualising historic aerial images and flood maps.
By helping environmental scientists track threats to wildlife habitats, HP is also demonstrating the full range of its technologies and services.
This is one data set that a federal agency is keen to make public.
NSA snooping and the Patriot Act have raised thoughts about storing cloud data with non-American companies and outside the USA. Norway's Jottacloud is pitching for that business…
Creating a 10-day Earth prediction system using NOAA's Science on a Sphere would produce more than 52 exabytes of data, but could help scientists address our greatest environmental challenges.
NASA's Nicholas Skytland explains how NASA had to build its own big data capabilities and how it's dealing with the enormous data sets from space missions.
NASA has made it possible to sample our planet's chorus while potentially safeguarding costly spacecraft from being damaged by "killer" radiation.
If it rains while the sun shines, you get a rainbow. When the sun shoots a filament toward Earth, you get an aurora. Amazing NASA cause and effect photos over last weekend, from Sun to Yukon.
Nicholas Skytland, program manager for NASA's Open Innovation Program, argues that workers will need to be big data literate in the future.
BUENOS AIRES--A group of scientists in Colombia and Europe are using NASA satellite data to track deforestation in Latin America in real time. Can a deforestation video save the trees?
NASA pursues more powerful ways to deliver data across global networks of scientists and engineers -- and even add a Watson-like supercomputer to the International Space Station.
The California Air Resources Board took loads of complex greenhouse gas emissions metrics turned into something people can see and interact with.
Global Earth scientists remain a challenge - but with the opening of a new data access facility, NASA hopes to launch the next chapter of discovery.
NASA is flying two unmanned drones directly into hurricanes this season to collect data on storm intensity.
What if we created an environmental score for every company on Earth? Big data enterprise AMEE has a platform and a vision to do just that.
NASA was successful in using robots to repair and refuel satellites orbiting the Earth, saving humans from doing the onerous and dangerous task.
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