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Argo floats – Monitoring the Ocean

Argo 10-day ocean observation cycle (Image: Argo).
The Array for Real-time Geostrophic Oceanography (ARGO) is an international collaboration effort that has been established to collect
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NASA develops new FireSat system to detect wildfires

FireSat will consist of a network of more than 200 thermal infrared imaging sensors loaded in a network of satellites to detect wildfires (Imagery: Quadra Pi R2E).
The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, based in Pasadena, California is developing a new network of space-based sensors called FireSat in collaboration with the private company Quadra Pi R2E, which is based in San Francisco, California. The new sensors are designed to improve the detection of wildfires.  FireSat is expected to be launched by June 2018.
 
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Mon, 23/11/2015 - 16:24

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Water Resource Management using NASA Earth Science Data (AM)

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Five webinar sessions (1 – hour each) on October 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10, 2015

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13/10/2015 to 10/11/2015

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Tue, 13/10/2015

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NASA - Applied Remote Sensor Training (ARSET)

Speaker: Dr. Amita Mehta, Instructor for ARSET Water Resources and Disasters Trainings

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China launches Gaofen-8 Earth Observation satellite

Satellite image of Northern China (Image: ESA)

China carried out on June 26 the unexpected launch of a new Earth Observation satellite called Gaofen-8 from the Taiyuan Satellite launch Center in Shanxi province.

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Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:15

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UrtheCast to launch new Earth Observation constellation

SAR satellites observing the Earth (Image: DLR)

The Canadian company UrtheCast announced its plans to develop a constellation of brand-new Earth Observation satellites.

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Tue, 23/06/2015 - 12:43

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Global Space and Satellite Forum 2015

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Officially endorsed by the UAE Space Agency and hosted by the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), the 5th Global Space and Satellite Forum (GSSF 2015) will bring together key regional and international stakeholders and decision makers from the space and satellite industry.

GSSF 2015 will examine the complete journey that emerging and developed space regions need to take from research through to development and modern applications.

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26/05/2015 to 27/05/2015

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Abu Dhabi

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The conference is officially endorsed by the UAE Space Agency and is hosted by the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST).

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Two new Galileo satellites successfully launched

Animation of the rocket 3 min 29 sec after the launch (Image: ESA)

Last Friday, 27 March 2015, the European Space Agency's (ESA) seventh and eight Galileo satellite were sent in orbit. They lifted off at 21:46 GMT from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on top of a Souyuz rocket. According to ESA, the mission went as planned and the satellites are already in testing phase.

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Mon, 30/03/2015 - 13:58

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Earth observation cubesats to be developed by Planet Labs

Dove cubesats of Planet Lab's "Flock 1" constellation.

The American private company Planet Labs announced that it will invest USD 95 million into the development of Earth-observation satellites of reduced dimensions and high-resolution imagery potential. The cubesats will be just 20 centimeters long, 10 centimeters wide and 10 centimeters tall.

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Thu, 29/01/2015 - 09:44

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Space for Climate adopted as key theme for 2015 by the French Space Agency

Earth image taken from NASA's Visible Earth. Credit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto Stöckli with enhancements by Robert Simmon.

On 15 January 2015, the French Space Agency, CNES, made a public statement on its plan to focus on climate science in 2015, in preparation to the major upcoming climate change conference - the 21st yearly session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) - to be held Paris later

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Thu, 22/01/2015 - 12:08

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Six Galileo navigation satellites to be launched in 2015

Fifth and sixth Galileo satellites before being launched on 19 August 2014.

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced the launch of six navigation satellites to occur in 2015.

The satellites will be put into orbit as additional pieces of the European navigation satellite system Galileo.

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Tue, 20/01/2015 - 11:22

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