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Highlands County
On October 16th, 2014 NASA’s Beautiful Earth program teamed up with Archbold Biological Station in Venus, FL and South Florida State College in Avon Park, FL to create an art, music, and science event for our community. The event combined the live music of Kenji Williams with a multi-media presentation of NASA visualizations, and a talk by NASA scientist and arctic explorer, Dr. Thorsten Markus. Ninety middle school students from Lake Placid Middle School visited Archbold in the morning for a private viewing and participated in hands-on workshops. The college hosted a free public performance in the afternoon as part of its Third Thursday series.


"Biosphere Pulse"
Kenji Williams, Co-Investigator for Beautiful Earth, recently released a new song from his upcoming album.


The Educational Musical "Beautiful Earth" Returns to Goddard
Students will explore the relationship between human civilization and our ecosystem through time and space in an event called "Beautiful Earth" that combines music, amazing satellite imagery and visualizations.
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Student winners of NASA's Reel Science Film Contest are announced here!


Ross? Frosty? Penelope? ICESat-2’s penguin mascot needs a name! Help the ICESat-2 mission choose one and give the little blue bird a backstory as well. Details here!


GPM Launch party

GPM launch Party The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite will launch on February 27th  from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan. Come to the launch party at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center in Greenbelt Maryland to celebrate the launch. Details here!


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Spaceship Earth Data (SED) Module has successful run in Syracuse!

An educator workshop was held on August 8, 2013 at SUNY's Environmental Science & Forestry school in collaboration with the MOST Museum. Dr. Ana Prados along with Valerie Casasanto led the teachers in a day of learning about NASA Earth Science data - how to get it and how to map it using a variety of tools.Teachers learned about other NASA resources that are free for use in the classroom and museums.


Calling all high school age students!

NASA announces new video contest communicating NASA Earth Science.     Enter by February 21, 2014. Click on poster for more information.


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Beautiful Earth Special Earth Day Event
Combining Art with Science on
NASA'S Digital Learning Network (DLN)

Connect with Goddard Space Flight Center on Earth Day, April 22nd at 12:00PM Eastern for a musical and visual tour of Earth from space with interactive discussions through the Beautiful Earth program!

Join NASA's Dr. Claire Parkinson, Project Scientist of the Aqua satellite mission, which measures a wide variety of Earth variables, including temperatures, clouds, vegetation cover, sea ice, and water vapor. Dr. Parkinson will discuss climate change and how NASA is studying our home planet. She will be joined by Director and Musician Kenji Williams, who will narrate the Bella Gaia multimedia show, and discuss why art and music are important in science. Participants are invited to participate by viewing the webcast on the DLiNfo Channel.

Prior to the event, check out the DLiNfo Channel page to make sure you have the correct software to view the webcast. During the event, an email address will be provided for participants to send in their questions.

Give us your feedback! After joining in for the show, tell us what you think of our program by filling out our online Earth Day Event Survey.
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LDCM Launches February 11, 2013!

The Landsat Data Continuity Mission, or LDCM, will be launching soon. Organize your own launch party here!
Earth at Night

Earth at Night

NASA releases stunning new Earth at Night image.

Reel Science Contest

Reel Science

NASA announces the REEL science communication contest for high school students to create videos about Earth Science. Enter by February 15, 2013.

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Earth Science Week

Beautiful Earth Collaborator, Dr. Thorsten Markus, led a Twitter chat on polar ice. More here: NASA Ice

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