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July 24, 2014
NASA's Van Allen Probes Show How to Accelerate Electrons
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Jul 21, 2014
One of the great, unanswered questions for space weather scientists is just what creates two gigantic donuts of radiation surrounding Earth, called the Van Allen radiation belts. Recent data from the Van Allen Probes - two nearly identical spacecraft that launched in 2012 - address this question. The inner Van Allen radiation belt is fairly stable, but the outer one changes shape, size and composition in ways that scientists don't yet perfectly understand. Some of the particles within this belt ... read more

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Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
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ADS and Esri Take Satellite Imagery Services to a Premium Level
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Ten-Year Endeavor: NASA's Aura Tracks Pollutants
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New Satellite Imagery Now Available for ArcGIS Online Users Worldwide
Over 85 million square kilometers of fresh basemap imagery from Airbus Defense and Space is now available in ArcGIS Online. This announcement follows the signing of an agreement between Airbus Defen ... more
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Three NASA satellites dissect powerful Typhoon Neoguri
NASA's Aqua, TRMM and CloudSat dissected powerful Typhoon Neoguri as it moved through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and affected southern Japan. The three satellites gathered data on rainfall, clou ... more
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NASA's RapidScat to Unveil Hidden Cycles of Sea Winds
Ocean waves, the hot sun, sea breezes - the right combination makes a great day at the beach. A different combination makes a killer hurricane. The complex interactions of the ocean and the air abo ... more
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First images from SPOT 7 satellite within three days after launch
Airbus Defence and Space has published the first images obtained from the SPOT 7 satellite, a mere three days after its launch on 30 June. Over the last few hours, the entire chain - from satellite ... more
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NASA's Aquarius Returns Global Maps of Soil Moisture
Scientists working with data from NASA's Aquarius instrument have released worldwide maps of soil moisture, showing how the wetness of the land fluctuates with the seasons and weather phenomena. ... more
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GPM Satellite Sees First Atlantic Hurricane
The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory flew over Hurricane Arthur five times between July 1 and July 5, 2014. Arthur is the first tropical cyclone of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane ... more
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Tips from space give long-range warning of flood risk
Satellite monitoring of tiny changes in the gravitational field of river basins may give up to 11 months' warning of disastrous floods, a study published on Sunday said. ... more
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Taking NASA-USGS's Landsat 8 to the Beach
Some things go swimmingly with a summer trip to the beach - sunscreen, mystery novels, cold beverages and sandcastles. Other things - like aquatic algae - are best avoided. The Landsat 8 satellite i ... more
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ENSO and the Indian Monsoon...not as straightforward as you'd think
When folks hear the term El Nino, they generally think of two things. 1) A decrease in the amount of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and 2) Chris Farley. Ok, they probably only think of #2, but we ... more
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Norway Gets TerraSAR-X Direct Receiving Station
Airbus Defence and Space and Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) have signed a multi-million-euro agreement for the delivery and installation of a Direct Receiving Station (DRS) for TerraSAR-X and i ... more
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More People Means More Plant Growth
Ecologist Thomas Mueller uses satellite data to study how the patterns of plant growth relate to the movement of caribou and gazelle. The research sparked an idea: Would the footprint of human activ ... more
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New NASA Images Highlight US Air Quality Improvement
Anyone living in a major U.S. city for the past decade may have noticed a change in the air. The change is apparent in new NASA satellite images unveiled this week that demonstrate the reduction of ... more
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Shifting land won't stop your journey
Subsidence, rockfalls and landslides threaten potentially devastating human and economic consequences across Europe - but satellites can help. Traditional monitoring such as photographic mapping to ... more
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NASA's OCO-2 Will Track Our Impact on Airborne Carbon
Every time we get in a car and drive, we burn gasoline, releasing carbon dioxide and other compounds into the air and disturbing Earth's climate. Our use of fossil fuels continues to increase expone ... more
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NASA to Launch Carbon Observatory
In the lexicon of climate change, one word appears more often than any other: "carbon." Carbon credits, carbon emissions, carbon sequestration.... These terms are on everyone's lips. The reason is c ... more
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NASA NOAA Water Vapor Animations Over Oceans
Knowing where water vapor is in the atmosphere is one of many factors forecasters use to identify weather features. The NASA/NOAA GOES Project has now created two new types of animations based on sa ... more
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ADS launches Radar Constellation Challenge with HisdeSAT
Airbus Defence and Space, in partnership with HisdeSAT, has announced a Radar Constellation Challenge, in order to encourage the development of innovative application ideas using radar satellite ima ... more
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Monitoring climate change from space
How do measurements from satellites flying above Earth provide essential information on the effects of climate change on our planet? Scientific and political organisations considered the question in ... more
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Far more accurate satellite images on the way as US lifts restrictions
Satellite images have always been a bit fuzzy, thanks to the US government. But now the agency in charge is relaxing its rules, allowing mapping services like Google Maps or Bing Maps bring crystal ... more
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European Space Agency says magnetic north is drifting southward
The Earth's magnetic north pole is drifting southward towards Siberia, according to researchers at the European Space Agency (ESA). ... more
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China put FY-3C into operation to improve earth observation
On June 10, the meteorological satellite Fengyun-3C has been put into operation officially which replaced FY-3A to observe in a morning orbit with FY-2B in an afternoon orbit. The operation of ... more
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Google buys satellite imaging firm for $500 mn
Google announced plans Tuesday to buy the satellite group Skybox Imaging for $500 million, in a move to improve mapping and other services using geospatial data. ... more
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SpyMeSat Mobile App Now Offers High Resolution Satellite Imagery
Orbit Logic has announced that the iPhone version of their SpyMeSat mobile app will now offer in-app purchase of recent high resolution satellite imagery. SpyMeSat users will be able to use their mo ... more
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US Dept of Commerce Relaxes Resolution Restrictions on DigitalGlobe
DigitalGlobe has announced that it received notice from the U.S. Department of Commerce on its application to allow the company to sell its highest-quality and industry-leading commercial satellite ... more
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