News tagged with science satellite

Swarm heads for new heights

( —Some tricky manoeuvres are now under way to steer ESA's trio of Swarm satellites into their respective orbits so that they can start delivering the best-ever survey of our magnetic field.

dateFeb 07, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Climate-related changes on the Antarctic peninsula

Scientists have long established that the Antarctic Peninsula is one of the most rapidly warming spots on Earth. Now, new research using detailed satellite data indicates that the changing climate is affecting not just the ...

dateMar 16, 2009 in Environment
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Image: A whole new world for Curiosity

( -- This color-enhanced view -- taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as the satellite flew overhead -- shows the terrain around the rover's landing ...

dateAug 14, 2012 in Space Exploration
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