Western Wildfire Smoke Has Drifted Over the Atlantic

Smoke from the treacherous western wildfires has wafted across country and out to sea. via NASA http://ift.tt/1MXEkxm

Sea Ice in the Greenland Sea

As the northern hemisphere experiences the heat of summer, ice moves and melts in the Arctic waters and the far northern lands surrounding it. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of sea ice off Greenland on July 16, 2015. via NASA http://ift.tt/1PuQrkn

Testing on Deck

In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated August 19 as National Aviation Day in honor of Orville Wright’s birthday, directing citizens to celebrate the day with activities that encourage an interest and appreciation for aviation. NASA’s heritage in aviation research goes back more than 100 years. via NASA http://ift.tt/1PmyG6I