NASA GLOBE Cloud Satellites at a Glance

The NASA GLOBE Clouds program uses Earth-observing satellites to measure atmospheric patterns that have profound impacts on the health of our planet. These satellites observe Earth from their geo-centric orbits and capture information about cloud systems, pollution, snow cover, dust storms, fires, ice fields, and more.

Each of the Earth-observing satellites listed contributes unique information to GLOBE, in addition to a variety of other international agencies and projects. Click on the images below to learn more.

Image if geostationary satellite

Image of Terra satellite

Image of Aqua satellite

Image of Calipso satellite

Image of NOAA-20 satellite