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Satellites Used To Watch For Shifting Land
2014-06-23 03:51:37

Subsidence, rockfalls and landslides threaten potentially devastating human and economic consequences across Europe – but satellites can help.

2014-06-19 23:07:06

Nanosatellite Market majorly focuses on solutions, masses, applications, verticals, regions, drivers, restraints, trends, opportunities, & challenges in the market.

Merger Deal Worth $500M Struck Between Google And Skybox
2014-06-11 10:42:50

On Tuesday Google confirmed that it would acquire Skybox Imaging, a satellite imaging and analytics startup, for $500 million.

2014-06-11 08:22:19

Sanborn Technology, Project Expertise Aims to Optimize Water Resource Usage for Largest Western-U.S.

2014-06-10 08:21:15

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to provide space

2014-06-06 23:06:13

Nanosatellite and Microsatellite Market [Geographic Information system, Payload, Space Science, Satellite Communication, Satellite Imagery, Remote Sensing, Scientific Research, Reconnaissance,

2014-06-05 23:06:38

Imagery Processing Available Through Next-Gen Constellation of High-Resolution Microsatellites Norcross, GA.

2014-06-04 23:03:50

New Cloud-Based Site Provides Scalable Cost-Savings Norcross, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with CloudEO, a

Google's Ambitious Global Internet Plans May Soon Include Satellites
2014-06-02 10:53:43

Google announced that it will spend more than $1 billion on a fleet of satellites to extend Internet access to unwired regions of the globe.

Understanding Of China’s Poyang Lake Water Surface Dynamics
2014-06-02 03:10:58

As ESA and China mark a decade of cooperation, imagery over China’s Poyang lake is testament to the new Sentinel satellite’s promise of continued radar data acquisition for a multitude of applications.


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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