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Dish restores Turner channels to lineup

Turner Broadcasting channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are back on the Dish network after being dropped from the satellite TV provider's lineup during contract talks.

Nov 21, 2014
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Copernicus operations secured until 2021

In a landmark agreement for Europe's Copernicus programme, the European Commission and ESA have signed an Agreement of over €3 billion to manage and implement the Copernicus 'space component' between 2014 ...

Oct 30, 2014
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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 ...

Sep 08, 2014
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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 ...

Sep 10, 2014
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NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Adjali develop a tail

When NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean, the MODIS instrument aboard captured a picture of Tropical Cyclone Adjali that showed it developed a "tail," which is actually band of thunderstorms ...

Nov 18, 2014
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Satellite images keep tabs on fall foliage

Catching the fall foliage at its peak in the United States just became a little easier, thanks to the work of senior scientist Xiaoyang Zhang of the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence at South Dakota ...

Nov 03, 2014
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NASA image: Smoke and haze over China

Smoke and haze hang over a large portion of eastern China in this image captured by the Aqua satellite on October 29, 2014. China uses the method of "slash and burn" agriculture to rid their fields of leftover ...

Oct 29, 2014
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