News tagged with earth observation satellites

NASA's SPoRT team tracks Hurricane Sandy

(—As Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the east coast, weather experts at the Short-term Prediction Research and Transition, or SPoRT Center at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville were busy developing ...

dateNov 05, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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GMES for Europe

The potential of GMES for crisis management and environmental monitoring is highlighted in a new publication with users demonstrating the importance of Earth observation data to European regions.

dateOct 12, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Focus on space debris: Envisat

(—Space debris came into focus last week at the International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy. Envisat, ESA's largest Earth observation satellite, ended its mission last spring and was a subject of major ...

dateOct 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Happy birthday, Envisat

( -- In the early hours of 1 March 2002, the largest Earth observation satellite ever built soared into orbit from ESA’s launch base in Kourou, French Guiana. For a decade, Envisat has been keeping watch ...

dateMar 02, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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