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SSAI-led Landsat Communications Team Wins Communicator Award for Camp Landsat

May 17, 2022 Earth Science, Education and Outreach, SSAI in the News, Technical Highlight

Congratulations to the Landsat Communications Team on their receipt of a Communicator Award of Distinction for their 2021 Camp Landsat website!

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The Votes are In! SSAI Makes Top 10 in the DC Area for "2022 Best Places to Work"!

May 13, 2022 Company Awards, SSAI in the News

On May 12, 2022, SSAI was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of 2022’s “Best Places to Work” in the DC Metro Area, ranking 8th in the region among extra-large employers (250+ employees).

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Sharing a love of our planet with support for NASA Earth Observatory

May 05, 2022 Earth Science, Education and Outreach, Employee Spotlights, SSAI in the News

SSAI has a long history of supporting NASA’s Earth Observatory website, and watching it grow from its humble beginnings over 20 years ago to the essential Earth science data resource it is today. We asked one of our Science Writers to share with us what it means to be part of this important project.

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Upper-troposphere, lower-stratosphere aerosol package successfully flight-tested for high-altitude airborne science

May 03, 2022 Airborne Development, Earth Science, Instrument Engineering, Science Research & Development, Technical Accomplishment, Technical Highlight

NASA, SSAI, and the University of Denver have developed and flight-tested the instrument package Particles in the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere (PUTLS), which characterizes the microphysical properties atmospheric aerosol from the NASA high-altitude aircraft.

SSAI Spotlight Derrick Wong

Meet Derrick Wong

May 02, 2022 SSAI Spotlight Series, SSAI in the News

This month, we’re spotlighting one of our rising Talent Acquisition stars, Derrick Wong. Since joining SSAI in August 2021, Derrick has quickly become an integral part of SSAI’s TA team. Read on to learn more!

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SSAI’s Colin Seftor uses Aerosol Index data to study impact of Saharan Dust Storms this Spring

April 26, 2022 Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Earth Science, Modeling and Simulation, Science Research & Development, Technical Accomplishment, Technical Highlight

Saharan dust covered many parts of Europe throughout March 2022. SSAI’s Colin Seftor, an expert in the use of a satellite data product known as the Aerosol Index (AI), was on hand to help better understand how this unique type of weather event called a Dust-Infused Baroclinic Storm (DIBS) is formed and why it occurs.