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Versatility Of Sentinel-1 Demonstrated By Experts
2014-05-09 03:36:35

ESA From climate change monitoring to supporting humanitarian aid and crisis situations, early data applications from the month-old Sentinel-1A satellite show how the radar mission’s critical observations can be used to keep us and our planet safe. Launched from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 3 April, Sentinel-1A is the first satellite in Europe’s Copernicus environmental monitoring network. The mission uses radar to provide an all-weather, day-and-night supply of imagery...

2014-05-02 12:27:19

HAMILTON, ON, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Yesterday, officials wanting to test soil and groundwater for malathion--a widely used organophosphate pesticide that can lead to Alzheimer's, ADHD, reduced IQ and death--had to carry the unstable agents needed to carry out the test in dry ice and bulky packaging out into the field. Any change in temperature could affect the chemical nature of the agents and render them useless. Today, those officials have an alternative. Sentinel Bioactive...

Sentinel Telescope May Help Save Us From Earth-Killing Asteroids
2014-04-23 08:04:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Asteroid impacts on Earth – those on the scale of the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago – have been big hits in Hollywood. But in the modern world, are the impacts portrayed in movies like Deep Impact and Armageddon only the stuff of science fiction? The answer is likely no. Scientists continue to warn us of the dangers that lurk in the skies above us and in the past dozen or so years, no less than 26...

2014-04-22 12:37:03

Combination of Broadband Infrastructure and Enterprise Data Center Capabilities Extends Competitive Advantages for Sentinel NC-1 Occupants DURHAM, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentinel Data Centers, a leading enterprise data center provider, and MCNC, the technology non-profit that builds, owns, and operates a leading-edge broadband infrastructure for North Carolina's research, education, and non-profit health care community, today announced a broad ranging collaboration...

2014-04-17 16:22:55

USC Annenberg School Announces Call for Entries to Recognize Top Achievements in TV Storylines That Have an Impact on Audiences LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Writers and producers are now eligible to submit entries for the annual Sentinel Awards, which since 1999 have honored TV shows and movies that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives. The awards are sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and...

First Radar Image Delivered By ESA’s Sentinel-1A Satellite
2014-04-17 09:13:37

ESA Launched on 3 April, ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite has already delivered its first radar images of Earth. They offer a tantalizing glimpse of the kind of operational imagery that this new mission will provide for Europe’s ambitious Copernicus environmental monitoring program. Rather aptly, the first image shows Brussels in Belgium, the seat of the European Commission. The European Commission leads the Copernicus program and coordinates the broad range of services to improve the...

ESA Sentinel-1A Satellite Performs Critical Dance Routine After Launch
2014-04-04 06:22:46

[ Watch the Video: Why We Need Radar Satellites ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online ESA has maintained that its Sentinal-1A satellite, which had a successful launch on Thursday, will help European citizens, policymakers and service providers get unprecedented access to key environmental data on a regular basis. The 2.5-ton satellite launched from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 21:02 GMT on April 3 aboard a Soyuz rocket. After a series of stage...

Sentinel-1 Sealed From View And Ready For Launch
2014-04-02 14:19:48

[ Watch The Video: Earth From Space: Special Edition ] ESA As preparations for the launch of the first satellite for Copernicus continue on track, the team at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana has said farewell to Sentinel-1A as it was sealed from view within the rocket fairing. Liftoff is set for 21:02 GMT (23:02 CEST) on Thursday. Marking another milestone on the road to launch, the Soyuz rocket has been rolled out and raised on the launch pad. Thursday’s...

2014-04-01 08:33:19

WD Signs Agreement to Distribute WD Arkeia(TM) and WD Sentinel(TM) Product Families with Promark, One of the Longest-standing Specialist Storage Distributors in U.S. IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WD(®), a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company and a world leader in digital storage solutions, today announced an agreement with storage distributor Promark Technology to resell WD Sentinel(TM) ultra-compact storage and server solutions and WD Arkeia(TM) business...

Sentinel-1 Controllers Ready For First Early Critical Hours In Space
2014-03-28 14:01:47

ESA Following a spectacular launch, Sentinel-1A’s first few days in orbit will be some of the most complex in recent memory. Mission control teams will work around the clock to nurse the satellite through its early critical hours in space. As part of Europe’s Copernicus programme, ESA’s Sentinel-1A is the first of a two-satellite missions that will scan land and oceans using an advanced radar to deliver imagery regardless of weather. Sentinel-1A will be lofted into orbit by a...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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