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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).

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

Ecuador's space agency EXA announced that the remains of the Russian rocket S14 collided with its "Pegaso" nano satellite.

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

ESA’s Proba-V, a next-generation earth watcher designed to image the planet’s vegetation, is now showing signs of life. More than a week after being set into a polar orbit roughly 510 miles over Earth, the mini satellite was switched on just in time to grab an image of the land cover over western France.


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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