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2012-08-07 20:54:42

The European Space Agency's latest weather satellite has capture its first image of the Earth, the agency said.

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2010-02-04 08:03:20

Europe’s series of Meteosat satellites has been improving the accuracy of weather forecasts for over 30 years.

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2005-12-23 19:05:00

This week's launch of MSG-2 will ensure that satellite images continue to be available to European weather forecasters well into the next decade. It also marks a new chapter in a long-term space experiment measuring the available energy that drives the weather as a whole, and helping to establish how much the Earth is heating up.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.