Katie Valentine Tuesday, May 21, 2019 / Categories: Research Headlines Former NOAA employee Christina Koch greets NOAA from the International Space Station It's not every day you get a message from space. But on May 21, former NOAA employee Christina Koch greeted attendees at NOAA's 47th Global Monitoring Annual Conference from the International Space Station. Earlier in her career, Koch was a research technician at NOAA’s Global Monitoring Division (GMD) Atmospheric Baseline Observatory in Barrow, Alaska, and later station chief of GMD's American Samoa Observatory. She is now a NASA astronaut on board the International Space Station, where she recorded her greeting. Check out her video below. Print 7736 Tags: climate ESRL GMD NASA Space Barrow Baseline Observatory American Samoa Related articles How will climate change change El Niño and La Niña? Lawns provide surprising contribution to L.A. Basin’s carbon emissions NOAA's miniature aerosol instrument delivered to space The warmest summer on record for the Northern Hemisphere comes to an end New research finds the Western U.S. is a hot spot for "snow droughts"