NASA’s ECOSTRESS Sees Las Vegas Streets Turn Up the Heat

NASA’s ECOSTRESS Sees Las Vegas Streets Turn Up the Heat

An instrument on the space station documented how built and natural surfaces responded to record heat in Las Vegas. On June 10, Las Vegas reached a record daily high temperature of 109 degrees Fahrenheit (43 degrees Celsius), and temperatures of the ground surface itself were higher still. NASA’s Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space […]