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2010-04-21 17:31:22

The Japanese government said on Wednesday that the Hayabusa spacecraft, which has journeyed to an asteroid, is expected to return to Earth at a remote site in the Australian outback sometime in June.

2010-04-12 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unique collaboration between national space agencies, the United States and Japan began combining elements of their satellite resources on Monday to increase a critical type of Earth observation data.

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2010-03-31 09:20:43

The AKARI All-Sky Catalogues, based on the first all-sky infrared survey in more than a quarter of a century, will provide important new data for a wide range of studies that cover topics ranging from the properties of nearby stars, to the formation of planetary systems, and the star formation history of the distant Universe.

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2010-03-22 18:50:00

NASA and the Japanese Space Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite can estimate rainfall from space.

2010-02-19 12:54:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Alan M. Title, physicist at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Palo Alto, was inducted last evening into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame.

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2010-02-19 09:15:16

Dark energy, habitable planets around other stars, and the mysterious nature of our own Sun, have been chosen by ESA as candidates for two medium-class missions to be launched no earlier than 2017.

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2010-02-18 18:00:00

The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite noticed that Tropical Cyclone Gelane's eye is smaller than it was a couple of days ago.

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2010-02-09 16:35:00

Startling images of ground motion in Haiti during the recent earthquake helping scientists understand the risk of aftershocks and even the possibility of a major new earthquake.

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2010-01-15 11:39:07

As rescue workers scramble to provide assistance to hundreds of thousands of people following Haiti’s earthquake, Earth observation satellite data continues to provide updated views of the situation on the ground.

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2010-01-14 14:22:59

A major magnitude 7 earthquake struck the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on January 12, causing major casualties and damage.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.