Monday, July 05, 2010

NASA’s Earth-Observing missions

The “Know Your Earth” project is a venture between NASA’s Earth-Observing missions and National CineMedia. Know Your Earth is a fun, engaging, and educational three-minute segment of “Did You Know” questions that all have a message that focuses on global climate change and literacy throughout the Lobby Entertainment Network in 291 national movie theaters. Know Your Earth is now being shown as part of the Lobby Entertainment Network during the summer movie blockbuster month of July 2010.

Know Your Earth
This animated video shares a series of fascinating facts about how climate change affects oceans, land, the atmosphere and ice sheets around the world. With the help of an animated astronaut touring the Earth, the video explains how NASA’s Earth-observing satellite fleet enables scientists to gather accurate data and understand those changes.