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EU launched 5th satellite of Copernicus observation program

European Union launched the fifth satellite of the Copernicus observation program yesterday, which will cut the time of imaging the earth by half.The European Commission said in a statement that latest Copernicus satellite launch will improve services for ... News on Air, 2 months ago
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The Sun is bursting, Nasa observes six M class flares in rapid succession

The bursts are not strong enough to affect humans on Earth, but can affect the navigation satellites. The SDOs primary purpose is to predict space weather, and the activity on the Sun is the source of most of the local space weather. The SDO is the first ...
 Tech21 month ago
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Nasa bids farewell to the historic Pathfinder Earth observation satellite after 16 years

The Pathfinder is an Earth observation satellite that was meant as a validation mission for a number of cutting edge technologies. The post Nasa bids farewell to the historic Pathfinder Earth observation satellite after 16 years appeared first on Tech2 .
 Tech22 months ago
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China to develop satellite-delivery rockets that launch from airplanes

Air-launched rockets can rapidly replace dysfunctional satellites or, in cases of disaster relief, quickly send up Earth observation satellites to assist in the effort, Li Tongyu, the head of carrier rocket development at the China Academy of Launch Vehicle ...
 DNA2 months ago
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NASA images reveal how we light up the world at night

National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists on Thursday released new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across our planet. All Photographs: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens. IMAGE: A night time view of India and its neighbouring areas in 2016. Satellite images of Earth at night -- often referred to as ‘night lights’ -- have been a source of curiosity for public and a tool for ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Space weather activities need international cooperation, NASA

Understanding and predicting space weather needs international cooperation and no single country could observe the Sun and interplanetary medium for 24 hours a day, a senior NASA scientist said today. "No single country can afford the very expensive ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Orbiting junks threaten space economy

You never see it in those lovely Nasa pictures of Earth, but the space surrounding our pale blue dot is a cosmic junkyard. Debris abounds, moving at ludicrous speeds and presenting plenty of hassles for satellite operators who do business in orbit. This ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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This Earth Day, You Can Adopt A Piece Of The Planet

Planning anything special for this year’s Earth Day? Here’s something pretty extraordinary to do: Adopt a piece of our planet. NASA wants to help you do it. This is no joke. The space agency is putting Earth up for adoption ― 64,000 pieces of ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
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Earth Doesn't Really Have Any Protections In Place From Asteroids

&& It’s the stuff of science fiction: Scientists discover that an asteroid is heading for Earth , and we don’t have any measures in place to prevent the space rock from hitting us. But this scenario is actually more plausible than many people ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago
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ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-2 in 2018

The Chandrayaan-2 will conduct the next level of scientific studies on the Moon, writes T E Narasimhan. In what will be its next step to reach, land on and explore the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation is gearing up to launch its space science and planetary exploration mission, Chandrayaan-2, on a GSLV MKII launch vehicle, in the first quarter of 2018. The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is a composite module consisting of Orbiter, Lander and Rover. Unlike the Chandrayaan-1, where Moon ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
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