NASA Interview Opportunity: Celebrate our Dynamic Planet with a NASA Expert this Earth Day
Earth is beautiful, dynamic, and constantly changing. In recent years, the United States has seen record-breaking weather events - shocking snowfalls, parching droughts, extreme heat waves, extended wildfire seasons, and more. NASA’s fleet of more than 25 Earth-observing satellites help the agency understand Earth by continuously monitoring critical issues such as climate change, wildfires, and air quality. NASA protects and defends our planet by placing this data in the hands of communities. We at NASA are excited to celebrate this Earth Day with you.
Live interviews are available Friday, April 21 from 6:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. EST
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Suggested Anchor Intro:
When you think of NASA, you may think of mighty rockets, rovers and astronauts. What you may not realize is that NASA is the home to the largest group of Earth scientists in the world. With more than 25 satellites in orbit, NASA tracks critical changes all over the globe, from air quality to extreme weather patterns. Here to celebrate our home planet this Earth Day is NASA expert XX.
1. This year marks the 53rd celebration of Earth Day. Can you share some of what we’re learning about our planet?
2. Recently, we’ve seen some pretty extraordinary weather like the extreme snowfall in California. How are these bizarre weather patterns informing our thinking about climate change?
3. How does climate change impact
[Please select the question that you believe will hold the most interest for your viewers.]
* Sea level rise?
* Floods and droughts?
* General weather trends that impact viewers all over the country?
4. NASA doesn’t just observe these changes. How is that data used to help communities cope with these challenges?
5. Where can our viewers go to learn more about Earth and how to celebrate it?
There are quite a lot of satellites and instruments that NASA uses to observe Earth. Can you share about new satellite launches?
Climate change news can be quite scary. What is NASA doing to help all of us continue and thrive here on our home planet?
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Angel Kumari (NASA/GSFC) [Lead]
- Christina Brooke Mitchell (KBR Wyle Services, LLC) [Lead]
- Katie Jepson (KBR Wyle Services, LLC) [Lead]
- Maria-Jose Vinas Garcia (Telophase) [Lead]
- Michael Starobin (KBR Wyle Services, LLC) [Lead]
- Michelle Handleman (KBR Wyle Services, LLC) [Lead]
- Noelia Gonzalez Moreira (ADNET Systems) [Lead]
- Pedro Cota (ADNET Systems, Inc.) [Lead]
- Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.)
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