Hospitalizations for COVID-19 declined last week in Washington State

By Hal Bernton, Seattle Times staff reporter "Hospitalizations for patients with symptoms of COVID-19-like illnesses in Washington declined last week by more than 20%, a hopeful sign for the region and a nation gripped by the coronavirus pandemic. "The state Department of Health (DOH) survey, covering the seven-day period that ended Saturday, tallied 193 admissions …

The Arctic Report Card 2019 – delivered home a little late, my fault. We got F’s…

The Arctic Report Card is issued annually by NOAA and NOAA scientists in both an essay format and a hard numbers format.  Both presentations are valid and draw on ALL OUR SENSES to learn.  The video (below) posted on YouTube is a clear summation of the FY 2019 (Fiscal Year). We got F's, no question. …

Mars Rover Perseverance 2020 is delivered and “Good-To-Go!” at Cape

Photo Credit: KSC - NASA March 26, 2020 The plate affixed to the aft crossbeam of NASA's Mars Perseverance rover— seen here on March 16, 2020, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida — carries 10,932,295 names submitted by people during NASA's "Send Your Name to Mars" campaign and essays of the 155 finalists in …

NASA Shows Perseverance with Helicopter, Cruise Stage Testing

NASA’s Mars Helicopter and its cruise stage undergo functional testing in the airlock inside Kennedy Space Center’s Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility on March 10, 2020.  Credits: NASA/Cory Huston   By Jim Cawley NASA's Kennedy Space Center "The Mars 2020 mission involving NASA’s newly named rover — Perseverance — received a significant boost following the completion …

SAR-CoV-2 IMPACT ON ASIAN EMISSIONS: INSIGHT FROM SPACE OBSERVATIONS

From NCAR and NASA Helen Worden, Sara Martínez-Alonso, Mijeong Park, and Laura Pan March 26, 2020   On March 17th, the lead PIs of ACCLIP (Asian summer monsoon Chemical and Climate Impact Project) made the decision to postpone the ACCLIP airborne field campaign from summer 2020 to 2021. The airborne field campaign was jointly funded …

NASA on Mars Rover Perseverance 2020

March 20, 2020 RELEASE 20-031 "NASA Leadership Assessing Mission Impacts of Coronavirus To protect the health and safety of the NASA workforce as the nation responds to coronavirus (COVID-19), agency leadership recently completed the first assessment of work underway across all missions, projects, and programs. The goal was to identify tasks that can be done remotely …