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Latest capabilities of satellite imaging

Aug 28, 2015
energyglobal.com
Images taken from hundreds of miles above the earth’s surface, of features such as well sites, damaged pipelines or remote rock outcrops are providing unique insight throughout the lifecycle of oil and gas projects. read more…

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First Signals From CALorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) on the ISS

Aug 28, 2015
spaceref.com
CALET aims at identifying electrons, nuclei and gamma-rays coming from space and measure their energies with high-resolution. read more…

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China Launches Yaogan-27 Remote Sensing Satellite

Aug 27, 2015
english.cri.cn
China’s Yaogan-27 will mainly be used for experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster prevention. read more…

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ISRO working with NASA to launch earth observation satellite in 2021

Aug 27, 2015
firstpost.com
The NISAR Mission (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Mission) will be a dedicated mission to measure changes of the Earth’s surface associated with motions of the crust and ice surfaces. read more…

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FAO open-access data portal to help water-scarce countries manage resource

Aug 26, 2015
fnbnews.com
The new data portal will collect and analyse satellite data for improving land productivity and boosting agricultural sustainability. All information will be openly available for countries and users who need it. read more…

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Belarus, Russia sign agreement to develop remote sensing satellite

Aug 26, 2015
atom.belta.by
The Russian corporation VNIIEM and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) signed an agreement on developing and operating a satellite for the high-resolution remote sensing of the Earth. read more…

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Russia to Develop Earth Remote-Sensing Satellite System for Ira

Aug 26, 2015
SpaceDaily.com
The new satellite is based on an upgraded version of the Kanopus-V1 (Canopus-B) observation satellite, with launch on a Russian Soyuz carrier rocket is tentatively scheduled for 2018. read more…

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Upcoming COSPAR Symposium

2nd Symposium of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR): Water and Life in the Universe
COSPAR 2015: 9 – 13 November 2015, at: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Scientific Program Chair: Dr. Othon Winter, UNESP – São Paulo State University
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Space astronomy missions to detect…

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GlobeLand30 competition for land cover studies

Aug 25, 2015
spatialsource.com.au
An international competition has been launched to award students and young scientists for academic papers related to the use of GlobeLand30, a global 30 m high-resolution and multi-temporal global land cover dataset. read more…

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NASA Microsatellites To Help Probe Hurricane and Typhoon

Aug 23, 2015
natureworldreport.com
Chris Ruf, the University of Michigan’s lead CYGNSS investigator, “These reviews were a major milestone for CYGNSS, marking the end of the detailed design and planning stages of the mission and the beginning of flight hardware assembly”. read more…

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