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New results from a terra-ific decade in orbit

December 18, 2009, marks the tenth year since the launch of Terra, one of NASA's "flagship" Earth observing satellites. But the decade is more than just a mechanical milestone. With each additional day and year that the satellite ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Smoke over Western Russia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hundreds of fires burned across western Russia on August 2, 2010, but it is the smoke that conveys the magnitude of the disaster in this true-color image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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