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NASA covers wildfires from many sources

NASA's satellite instruments are often the first to detect wildfires burning in remote regions, and the locations of new fires are sent directly to land managers worldwide within hours of the satellite overpass. Together, ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Image: ESA centrifuge

A decade ago, as Europe's Columbus laboratory module was attached to the International Space Station for microgravity research, ESA's Large Diameter Centrifuge began offering lengthy experiments in hypergravity.

dateJan 24, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Climate change as seen from space

The French National Centre for Space Research recently presented two projects for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions (CO2 and methane) using satellite sensors. The satellites, which are to be launched after 2020, will supplement ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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