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2012-01-06 08:00:00

American Sentinel University was named a 2012 Top Military-friendly University by Military Advanced Education Magazine for the fourth consecutive year and will be featured in the magazine´s ℠2012 Guide to Military-friendly Colleges and Universities Honorees.' For more information on American Sentinel´s distance learning degrees and certification programs relevant to students´ military and post-military careers, visit http://www.americansentinel.edu/military. AURORA, Colo....

Two GMES Satellites Will Launch On Europe’s New Vega Rocket
2011-12-17 05:25:52

ESA and Arianespace have signed contracts for the launches of two of ESA´s Sentinel satellites. Arianespace will launch Sentinel-2B and Sentinel-3B on Europe´s new Vega rocket from French Guiana. The contracts were signed by the Chairman and CEO of Arianespace, Jean-Yves Le Gall, and ESA´s Director General, Jean-Jacques Dordain, on 14 December in Evry, France. These agreements not only mark a significant milestone for ESA´s family of Sentinel satellites, but they are...

Astrium Selected To Build Sentinel-5 Precursor Satellite
2011-12-09 04:07:53

Furthering Europe´s capacity to monitor atmospheric pollution, ESA has awarded a contract worth 45.5 million to Astrium UK to act as prime contractor for the Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite system. Scheduled to be launched in 2015, Sentinel-5 Precursor (Sentinel-5P) will be the first satellite dedicated to monitoring atmospheric chemistry for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) program. Astrium UK is now responsible for the delivery and integration of the...

Image 1 - Getting Ready For Sentinel-2
2011-12-08 04:35:37

The deadline for abstract submissions for the April 2012 symposium on the Sentinel-2 satellite is just around the corner. The first Sentinel-2 Preparatory Symposium will be hosted at ESA´s ESRIN centre for Earth observation in Frascati, Italy, from 23 to 27 April 2012. The symposium is open to anyone interested in Sentinel-2 data or involved in the development of the mission, including ESA Principal Investigators, co-investigators, Sentinel-2 users, scientists, students and...

Sentinel-2 Shapes Up For Testing
2011-11-30 12:19:29

An important milestone has been reached in the development of Sentinel-2. The satellite platform has been delivered to Germany where it will be integrated and tested with the various components that make up this sophisticated new craft to monitor Earth´s land surfaces. Manufactured by CASA in Spain, the platform has now been installed in the cleanroom at Astrium´s facilities in Friedrichshafen. The platform provides the structure on which to mount the payload instruments and...

2011-11-29 18:30:00

The Center is working with Timmons Group to develop a pilot project which will produce SENTINEL, a situational awareness web viewer that allows staff to view local computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls in context with other state and federal data feeds. The SENTINEL application will be built on the Timmons Group VizOpâs framework for emergency management situational awareness. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Timmons Group, a leader in geospatial consulting and application...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

American Sentinel University now offers advanced nursing education to Middle East students through a new marketing partnership with Lauderdale Consulting Group (LCG). American Sentinel will begin enrolling UAE students this fall. To learn more about American Sentinel in Dubai and to contact Lauderdale Consulting Group, visit http://www.americansentinel.ae. In Dubai, contact LCG at +971 5069 59829 or +971 5577 00343 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. local time. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) September 29, 2011...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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