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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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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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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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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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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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USGS: End of Mission for Landsat 5

On 21 December 2012, the U.S.

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Thu, 10/01/2013 - 08:51
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NASA to launch next-generation communications satellite

NASA's newest Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, known as TDRS-K, arrived on 18 December 2012 at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for a Jan. 29 2013 launch.

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Thu, 27/12/2012 - 09:00
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Hyperspectral data plays important role in environmental monitoring

In cooperation with Galileo Group, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Hungary, the

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Tue, 18/12/2012 - 08:25
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RADARSAT-2 Data helps manage Canadian Richelieu River Flood

Within the framework of the international Committee on Satellite Earth Observation (CEOS), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is collaborating with NASA on various projects helping to prevent, manage

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 09:04