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US Tornado Outbreak seen from Space: NASA animation

Tracking Tornados

On 29 April 2014, a new animation of the storm system which spawned 31 tornados affecting seven states across the Central and Southern United States from 27 to 28 April 2014 has been released by NA

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Fri, 02/05/2014 - 17:47
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Global Space Applications Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Paris
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Date: 
02/06/2014 - 04/06/2014
Venue: 
UNESCO Headquarters
Venue Country: 
France
Event Organisers: 

UNESCO, International Astronautical Federation

Co-organisers: 

UNESCO, International Astronautical Federation

Language of event: 
English

This Conference will provide an excellent introduction cutting-edge satellite-based applications.

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Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies / University of Wisconsin-Madison (CIMSS-WISC)

CIMSS is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a

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NOAA and EUMETSAT sign a new cooperative agreement

Agreement for continued space-based weather, water and climate monitoring.

On 27 August 2013, top officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) signed a

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Fri, 30/08/2013 - 14:43

NOAA: GOES-12 satellite retired after 10 successful years

GOES-12 became operational in 2003

After a successful service of 10 years, NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-12 spacecraft is being retired.

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Wed, 21/08/2013 - 10:42

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
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-76.3452

NOAA launches bi-annual newsletter "The Downlink"

First edition of NOAA's newsletter "The Downlink"

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a newsletter "The Downlink".

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Mon, 06/05/2013 - 11:11
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38.9934
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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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66.3194
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14.2091

Hurricane Sandy: Polar-orbiting satellites were key in pinpointing landfall

According to a new study by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), the NOAA forecasts of Hurricane Sandy’s track could have been hundreds of miles off without informa

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Fri, 14/12/2012 - 08:17

GOES-13 returned to operations

The GOES-13 spacecraft returned to full operations on Thursday, October 18, 2012. The satellite had been taken out of service due to technical problems in late September.

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Fri, 19/10/2012 - 10:45