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History Protected With Satellites
2013-04-03 14:18:32

Looking down from orbit is an attractive way of monitoring historical sites in remote or politically unstable regions – and can even help archaeologists to make new discoveries.

A New View From A New Landsat Mission
2013-03-22 05:59:31

NASA officials announced on Thursday the release of the first images taken by the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite, which was launched in February.

Satellite Views Of Nor'easter Lifespan Provided By NASA
2013-02-12 13:06:44

NASA and NOAA satellites have provided animations and images of the coupling of two low pressure areas that created the now historic winter-time nor'easter that brought more than two feet of snow to portions of the New England states on Feb. 8 and 9, 2013.

NASA, USGS Program Helps Find Patterns In Forest Disturbances
2013-01-15 13:54:06

A new NASA and USGS satellite computer program is now able to help find patterns that had been buried within vast amounts of scientific data.

New Landsat Probe Arrives At Vandenberg
2012-12-21 07:04:27

The Landsat Data Continuity Mission, the eighth probe in NASA's long-running satellite imagery acquisition program, has been delivered to California's Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for its upcoming launch

2012-11-30 16:29:15

A stunning array of images of our home planet, taken by Earth-observing science satellites, are featured in a new NASA publication. The book, "Earth as Art," is available in hardcover, electronically, and as a free iPad application.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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