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2013-06-03 23:01:59

Timmons Group, a leading provider of geospatial and strategic planning services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Data Transfer Solutions´ wildfire division (DTSWildfire). DTSWildfire provides a wide range of services and software products used to support fire protection, planning, response, suppression, and incident management. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Timmons Group, a leading provider of geospatial and strategic planning services is pleased to announce the...

Ecuador's Pegasus Satellite Collides With Russian Debris
2013-05-23 18:36:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ecuador's space agency EXA announced that the remains of the Russian rocket S14 collided with its "Pegaso" nano satellite. EXA director Ronnie Nader said via Twitter that they had confirmation of a collision between Pegaso, or Pegasus, and a Soviet-era rocket. EXA said that they have been trying to get connected with the satellite and pick up signals. "Space Command confirms that NO DIRECT COLLISION OCCURRED," Nader wrote in a...

ESA's Proba-V Turns On In Time To Catch Stunning Image Over Western France
2013-05-17 09:47:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launched its Vega rocket on May 7 carrying multiple payloads. The launch was meant to demonstrate the versatility of the agency´s VESPA multiple launch adapter. After last week´s early morning lift-off, Vega deployed three spacecraft into orbit: Estonia´s ESTCube-1, Vietnam´s VNREDSat-1 and the prime payload Proba-V. ESA´s Proba-V, a next-generation "Earth...


Latest Remote sensing Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Satellite -- A satellite is an object that orbits another object. With sufficient tangential velocity, the object does not collide with the primary object it orbits, but maintains a distance from that object as the rate at which it falls towards that object is similar to the rate that it travels away, thus the object orbits the primary object and becomes a satellite. In other words: gravitational force serves as the centripetal force needed to make the object circle the primary...

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Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.