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NASA's Terra satellite spots Tropical Storm Jebi over Vietnam

On 3 August 2013 Tropical Storm Jebi made its second landfall in Vietnam

On 3 August 2013, NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Tropical Storm Jebi as it was tracking north of Hanoi after making its second landfall in Vietnam.

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Tue, 06/08/2013 - 09:08

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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

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Tue, 30/07/2013 - 16:44

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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

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Fri, 26/07/2013 - 13:14

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Fri, 07/26/2013

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

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Thu, 25/07/2013 - 11:02

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Thu, 07/25/2013

Celebrating Earth Day 2013 - with images from space

For over 40 years, Earth Day has been celebrated every year on April 22. It was first observed on April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment

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Tue, 23/04/2013 - 10:16

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Tue, 04/23/2013

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. Suomi NPP is equipped with new, sophisticated Earth-observing instruments that NOAA is using to support improved medium-to-long range weather forecasts.

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Tue, 12/03/2013 - 16:53

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Tue, 03/12/2013

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. The instrument consists of a commercial camera, a telescope, and a pointing system, all positioned to look through the Earth-facing window of ISS’s Destiny module.

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Mon, 04/03/2013 - 10:33

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Sun, 03/03/2013

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 of Earth’s land and coastal zones.

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Mon, 18/02/2013 - 16:24
Mon, 02/18/2013

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. Geological Survey (USGS) mission, LDCM will add to the longest continuous data record of Earth's surface as viewed from space.

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Mon, 14/01/2013 - 10:06

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