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Latest Satellite laser ranging Stories

2012-03-19 04:15:51

For the first time, the melting of glaciers in Greenland could now be measured with high accuracy from space.

Image 1 - NASA Pinning Down 'Here' Better Than Ever
2012-02-25 05:16:20

Before our Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices can tell us where we are, the satellites that make up the GPS need to know exactly where they are.

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2011-08-16 14:13:13

NASA has put to rest any speculations that Earth maybe expanding or contracting.

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2009-09-24 10:54:26

On certain nights, an arresting green line pierces the sky above NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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2006-10-03 17:35:00

Fourteen laser ranging stations participated in a campaign to track ESA’s GIOVE-A satellite during the spring and summer of 2006, providing invaluable data for the characterisation of the satellite’s on-board clock.

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2005-01-11 07:30:19

Scientists using NASA satellite data found the shape of the Earth appears to be influenced by big climate events that cause changes in the mass of water stored in oceans, continents and atmosphere.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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