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Dragon V2: New spacecraft could revolutionize Space exploration

SpaceX

The California-based company SpaceX has recently presented its Dragon V2 spacecraft.

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Mon, 02/06/2014 - 14:08

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14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting held in New York

The 14th UNGIWG Plenary Meeting was held in New York

The United Nations Geographic Information Working Group (UNGIWG) held its 14th Plenary Meeting in New Y

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UN-Space: 34th UN Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities

The meeting included an open session for Member States and stakeholders

On 13 and 14 May 2014, United Nations agencies convened in New York for the 34th Interagency Meeting on Outer Space Activities (UN-Space).

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United States: Half of the country experiencing drought

Scientists from the US created this map of dought areas

In early May 2014, the United States National Drought Center, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Un

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Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:27
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Nano satellites: Democratizing access to Earth observation information

Cubesat Deployment

In January 2014, Planet Labs, a small San Francisco based Startup Company, delivered a payload of 28 Earth Imaging Satellites or to the International Space Station (ISS) and in February the fleet o

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Fri, 16/05/2014 - 14:59
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Satellite images show high agricultural productivity in the US

Satellite images to track vegetation

Satellite sensor data show that the crops in the Midwest region of the United States have highest photosynthetic activity, compared to other agricultural regions.

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 15:16
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U.S.A.F. launches new meteorological satellite

Rocket Launch

On 03 April 2014 07:46 PDT the U.S.

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Fri, 11/04/2014 - 11:08
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment it was established December 2, 1970.

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USA: New website with data on climate change effects and floods

Map of rainfalls during Sandy

The White House is currently working with NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and different technology companies to create a webs

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Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:16
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UCLA geographers create a new way to measure river flows

New measurements method t suppliement flood warning systems

A team of geographers at University of California have developed a new approach to measure river flows from outer space.

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Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:57
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