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CryoSat Maps The Ocean Floor
2012-05-29 03:11:36

CryoSat was launched in 2010 to measure sea-ice thickness in the Arctic, but data from the Earth-observing satellite have also been exploited for other studies.

2010-04-19 14:27:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego has selected Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. for Geosat Follow-on 2 (GFO-2), the next generation ocean altimetry satellite.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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