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Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
2014-09-25 03:00:37

High-resolution topographic data generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000, previously only available for the United States, will be released globally over the next year, the White House announced on Sept. 23.

2014-01-10 08:26:34

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Southern Patagonian Icefield Melting Fast
2012-09-06 07:04:10

Much has been said lately about Arctic ice melting at an alarming and record-breaking rate, but other ice fields are suffering the same effects of global warming as well.

Image 1 - Terra And ASTER Provide Improved Topographic Earth Map
2011-10-17 14:34:29

NASA and Japan released a significantly improved version of the most complete digital topographic map of Earth on Monday, produced with detailed measurements from NASA's Terra spacecraft.

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2011-02-25 11:13:28

A day after a powerful earthquake rocked Christchurch on Feb 22, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Christchurch region.

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2010-10-17 08:49:20

Two German radar satellites that are being used to create the most detailed 3D map of the Earth’s entire surface, have moved to within 1150 feet of each other in what scientists are calling a “tight formation.”

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2010-06-21 13:20:00

The German TanDEM-X satellite has launched into orbit on a mission to acquire the most precise 3D map of the Earth's surface.

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2010-04-07 14:06:13

The topography surrounding the Laguna Salada fault in the Mexican state of Baja, California, is clearly shown in this combined radar image and topographic view generated with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).

2009-10-01 12:24:20

Australia has been stripped bare of vegetation to expose the surface that lies beneath.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.