Science Around the Planet Uses Images of Earth from the Space Station
International Space Station Research
Among the scientific research studies NASA referenced in this article is The Roberta Bondar Foundation’s current research project, Avian Migration Aerial Surface Space [AMASS].
AMASS field crews work part of their ecological study in collaboration with the Crew Earth Observations facility on NASA’S International Space Station [ISS]
From the ISS orbit view, crew observation images contribute a space-eye perspective to track bird migration routes, habitat conditions, and the effects of changes occurring along those routes. Example ISS images on our Foundation’s website include the following from our Biomes page: