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Video: Sentinel-1 separation in space

This superb footage was acquired by cameras on the Soyuz Fregat upper stage that released Sentinel-1 into orbit on 3 April 2014. It shows the Sentinel-1 satellite separating from the Fregat to start its life in orbit around ...

dateApr 07, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Experts demonstrate versatility of Sentinel-1

From climate change monitoring to supporting humanitarian aid and crisis situations, early data applications from the month-old Sentinel-1A satellite show how the radar mission's critical observations can be used to keep ...

dateMay 09, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA catches birth of Tropical Storm Odile

The Eastern Pacific Ocean continues to turn out tropical cyclones and NASA's Aqua satellite caught the birth of the fifteenth tropical depression on September 10 and shortly afterward, it strengthened into a tropical storm ...

dateSep 10, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA catches the end of Tropical Depression 14W

Tropical Depression 14W was a short-lived storm that only lasted through four bulletins from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on the storm's cloud top temperatures as it passed ...

dateSep 08, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Better climate predictions within grasp

that will improve our understanding of the consequences of climate change and could save the global economy up to $30 trillion - has received funding to develop a more detailed design of the technology and identify partners. ...

dateApr 14, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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