10 cool NASA projects for studying the environment


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When we think of NASA, we mainly think of exploration beyond Earth, but the agency is just as dedicated to exploring and studying scientific processes here on our planet. NASA has been especially vigilant when it comes to monitoring the environment and collecting data on the effects of climate change.

From high tech tools aboard satellites to specialized drones, the following are ten cool projects the space agency has taken on over the past few years that are giving us a better understanding of how our world works and what we can do to protect it.