Science For a Hungry World: NASA's Partners

  • Released Wednesday, September 30th, 2009
  • Updated Friday, August 25th, 2023 at 12:18AM
  • ID: 10491

Every day, NASA collects information vital to food production all over the world. This information is a valuable asset. NASA's mission: to give it away for free. With the data they collect, teams of NASA researchers and their partners at the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service, USAID Famine Early Warning Network (FEWS NET), NOAA, and several major universities including the University of Maryland, work to increase crop yields, ease famine, and keep the global agricultural system functioning.

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  • NASA & Agriculture podcast episode 2 NASA & Its Partners (ID: 2009086)
    Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - James Collier

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Terra NDVI (Collected with the MODIS sensor)

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