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NASA prepares for a big year in Earth Science

The GPM satellite created by NASA and JAXA

NASA is preparing to launch five Earth Science missions in 2014 in order to enhance the monitoring of the planet.

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Wed, 29/01/2014 - 13:50

Australia: Views from the ISS on wildfires

Australia’s Northern Territory has suffered several fires

Smoke plumes from fires, volcanoes, and pollution are all reaching high into the atmosphere and can therefore very easily be detected from space.

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Thu, 22/08/2013 - 09:56
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75.5225
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-107.665

New Instrument on ISS to provide Imagery to Developing Nations

In January 2013, a new Earth-observing instrument was installed on the International Space Station (ISS): ISERV Pathfinder.

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Mon, 04/03/2013 - 10:33
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34.7304
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-86.5861

United Nations Expert Meeting on the International Space Station Humanitarian Benefits

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 06/04/2012
Venue City: 
Vienna
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Date: 
11/06/2012 - 12/06/2012
Venue: 
Vienna
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Co-organisers: 

International Space Station (ISS)

Language of event: 
English

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) will host the United Nations Meeting on the International Space Station Humanitarian Benefits.
 

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48.2082
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16.3738

Ready to Launch! A New Website Sharing Space Station Benefits For Humanity

When the International Space Station was first imagined, the idea was to create an unprecedented research platform to support microgravity investigations for the benefit of all humankind.

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:26