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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.
One of the biggest conferences on geoscience and remote sensing will be held this summer in Europe. The deadline for abstract submissions for the July symposium is fast approaching.
Following the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March, satellite imagery has been vital in providing a clear picture of the extent of devastation to aid the relief effort now underway.
Two German radar satellites that are being used to create the most detailed 3D map of the Earthâ€™s entire surface, have moved to within 1150 feet of each other in what scientists are calling a â€œtight formation.â€
Germanyâ€™s new radar satellite, TanDEM-X, launched from Kazakhstan on Monday, has returned its first images of Earth.
The German TanDEM-X satellite has launched into orbit on a mission to acquire the most precise 3D map of the Earth's surface.
By Wagner, Cynthia G Lasers beat radio waves for speed and accuracy in communications. Data exchange between satellites could be increased a hundredfold by using lasers instead of radio waves, according to German researchers. Laser beams are also easier to focus than radio waves.
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