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2009-07-10 10:05:00

Satellites provide us with an enormous amount of quality data about our planet daily, but the value of these data can only be realized through the ability and creativity of users.

2008-09-17 03:00:21

By Tatem, Andrew J Goetz, Scott J; Hay, Simon I Views from space have led to countless advances on the ground in both scientific knowledge and daily life The former Soviet Union's launch of the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, heralded the era of satellite remote sensing.

2008-09-04 09:00:36

China to launch first natural disaster monitoring satellite BEIJING, Sept.3 (Xinhua) -- China will launch the first of eight satellites to monitor environment and natural disasters from the country's north Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center this week, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

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2005-02-17 18:05:38

The European Union called Thursday for more international cooperation in space as plans move ahead for a combined global observation system to predict natural disasters like tsunamis and drastic weather changes.

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2005-02-17 13:05:00

The European Union's head office on Thursday called for more international cooperation in space as plans move ahead for a combined global observation system to predict natural disasters like tsunamis and drastic weather changes.


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