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NASA's Aqua satellite shows wildfires in central Russia

 Intense heat wave in central Russia

On July 25, 2013 the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured valuable images from the Khanty-Mansiyskiy and Yamal-Nenetskiy districts of R

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Tue, 30/07/2013 - 16:44
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62.477
longitude: 
69.6731

NASA's Aqua satellite tracks Tropical Storm Flossie

Flossie is moving toward the west

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS mechanism aboard the NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared images of Tropical Storm Flossie on July 25 2013, providing helpful data such as the temperatur

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Fri, 26/07/2013 - 13:14
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19.1309
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139.702

GPS helps to measure and map hurricane wind speeds

Hurricane winds measured by GPS

By analyzing the distorted GPS signals during storms, researchers have discovered a new way of measuring and mapping the wind speeds of hurricanes.

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Thu, 25/07/2013 - 11:02
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37.0299
longitude: 
-76.3452

Celebrating Earth Day 2013 - with images from space

For over 40 years, Earth Day has been celebrated every year on April 22.

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Tue, 23/04/2013 - 10:16

NOAA: Operational control of newest US environmental satellite

NOAA assumed full operational responsibility of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite which was operated by the NASA since October, 2011.

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Tue, 12/03/2013 - 16:53
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66.3194
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14.2091

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

NASA and ESA improve imagery compatibility

Campaign to cross calibrate the Sentinel-2 and Landsat Data Continuity Mission

ESA and NASA have joined forces to ensure that Sentinel-2 and the newly launched Landsat Data Continuity Mission offer compatible data products, thereby bringing greater benefits to users of images

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Mon, 18/02/2013 - 16:24

NASA launches new Landsat satellite

On 4 February 2013 NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) lifted off into space aboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Tue, 12/02/2013 - 11:27
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34.7398
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-120.55

NASA: Launch of Landsat Earth Observation Satellite

NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is scheduled to launch Feb. 11 2013 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A joint NASA and U.S.

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Mon, 14/01/2013 - 10:06
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34.7386
longitude: 
-120.551

NASA's Aqua satellite sees Australian bushfires from space

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image showing the large bush fires burning in eastern New South Wales, Australia, on 9 January 2

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Thu, 10/01/2013 - 09:00
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-31.2532
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146.921