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2014-10-10 23:03:30

Partnership enables Fortune 100 companies to tap dynamic combination of thought leadership and pragmatic delivery for enterprise business transformation Milwaukee,

2014-06-21 23:01:00

ReportsnReports.com adds Latest Report on “Altimeter System and Pitot Tube Market for Aerospace and Defense Industry, by Product, by Platform, by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific,

2014-06-18 12:21:37

DALLAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Altimeter System and Pitot Tube Market for Aerospace and Defense Industry, Product, by

European Storm Surge Measured By CryoSat
2013-12-09 12:58:42

ESA’s CryoSat satellite measured the storm surge from the recent North Sea storms, as high waters passed through the Kattegat sea between Denmark and Sweden.

Jason-1 Satellite Decommissioned
2013-07-03 14:48:04

NASA mission controllers recently lost contact with the Jason-1 satellite, and the space agency has decided to abandon this satellite and focus attention on the other two satellites currently orbiting Earth.

Seasat Blazed The Trail For Many Mission
2013-06-28 05:27:14

Thirty-five years ago this week, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory launched an experimental satellite called Seasat, with the mission to study Earth and its seas. An unexpected malfunction ended the mission after just 106 days, leading some to look on the satellite as a failure.


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2010-11-15 18:22:54

A radar altimeter measures altitude above the terrain beneath an aircraft as opposed to a barometric altimeter which provides the distance above a pre-determined datum, usually sea level. Radar is the underpinning principle of the system. Radio waves that are reflected back from the ground are timed in order to calculate speed, distance, and time which are related to the each other and can be used to calculate the distance from one point to another. Lloyd Espenschied invented the radar...

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