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35-Year-Old Seasat Images Now Available From The Alaska Satellite Facility
2013-07-04 05:12:16

The Alaska Satellite Facility Distributed Active Archive Center has released newly processed digital images from NASA's Seasat satellite that were taken 35 years ago.

Canadian Officials Get Flood Imaging Help From New Space Station Camera
2013-07-04 05:32:47

A new camera aboard the International Space Station known as the ISS SERVIR Environmental Research and Visualization System is helping officials working in the flooded regions of downtown Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

NASA Studies South America's Volcanoes, Glaciers And Deserts With Microwave Energy
2013-04-04 07:07:43

A NASA aircraft carrying the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) is finishing up a month-long mission to address a broad range of scientific questions over the Americas, including the dynamics of the Earth’s crust, glaciers and the carbon cycle.

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.

Bringing ESA’s Sentinel-3 Mission Together
2013-03-06 11:27:53

An important milestone has been reached for ESA’s Sentinel-3 mission.

Mapping Forest Biomass To Understand The Global Carbon Cycle
2013-02-05 10:54:59

Satellite radar data are being used to map Earth’s vital resources. The latest advances and applications of the POLinSAR remote sensing technique were highlighted at a conference held last week.


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2012-05-12 09:18:38

Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 9. 1994 at 7:05 AM EDT and landed at Edwards AFB on April 20 at 9:54 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 183 times at an altitude of 121 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.7 million miles. The mission lasted  11 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 30 seconds. The primary payload was the Space Radar Laboratory (SRL-1), located in payload bay; activated by crew and operated by teams on ground. SRL-1 included the Spaceborne...

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