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Positioning systems improve airport logistics

An airport apron bustles with traffic. The tow tractors, tankers and buses moving busily around an aircraft run the risk of colliding. An enhanced positioning system will increase safety and the efficiency of logistical operations ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Engineering
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NASA satellite sees Typhoon Champi elongating

Typhoon Champi appeared to be the victim of vertical wind shear in infrared imagery from NASA's Terra satellite. Champi has become elongated while moving through the western North Pacific Ocean and is expected to become extra-tropical ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees diminutive Hurricane Danny from space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured an image of Hurricane Danny moving through the Central Atlantic Ocean. Satellite data indicates that Danny is a small Category 2 hurricane, in which hurricane-force ...

dateAug 21, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Nangka become a typhoon

Tropical Storm Nangka strengthened to a typhoon in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean just after NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead on July 6. Infrared data from the AIRS instrument showed very cold cloud top temperatures ...

dateJul 06, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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