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NASA and Amateur Radio Operators Piece Together the PhoneSat Picture

Although the ultimate goal of the PhoneSat mission was to determine whether a consumer-grade smartphone can be used as the main flight avionics for a satellite in space, the three miniature satellites (named Alexander, Graham a...
by Lamouchi Helmi
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Geographic information system

Geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data. The acronym GIS is sometimes used for geographical information science or geos...
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NASA DEVELOP: Middle East Public Health and Air Quality

Summary: This past spring and summer, NASA DEVELOPstudent interns used NASA’s Earth Observing System to examine spectral characteristics of dust storms in the Middle East. The results of this study aided project partners by ...
by Lamouchi Helmi
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NASA Spacecraft Observe Nov. 20 Solar Eruption

On Nov. 20, 2012, at 7:09 a.m. EST, the sun erupted with a coronal mass ejection or CME. Not to be confused with a solar flare, a CME is a solar phenomenon that can send solar particles into space and can reach Earth one to thr...
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PCI Geomatics Software Supports KOMPSAT-3 Sensor

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada, May 03, 2013 – PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that it now supports KOMPSAT-3 imagery within its softwa...
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MESSENGER Finds New Evidence for Water Ice at Mercury’s Poles

Mercury’s North Polar Region Acquired By The Arecibo Observatory Full Image and Caption A Mosaic of MESSENGER Images of Mercury’s North Polar Region Full Image and Caption Permanently Shadowed Polar Craters Full Ima...
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New Public Application of Landsat Images Released

Google released more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken from space Thursday compiled into an interactive time-lapse experience. Working with data from the Landsat Program managed by the U.S. Geological Survey, the ...
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NASA Telescopes See Weather Patterns in Brown Dwarf

PASADENA, Calif. — Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have probed the stormy atmosphere of a brown dwarf, creating the most detailed “weather map” yet for this class of cool, st...
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Global Sea Level

    This figure shows changes in global mean sea level as measured by satellite altimetry (NASA/CNES Topex/Poseidon and Jason-1; and NASA/CNES/NOAA/EUMETSAT Jason-2) between 1992 to 2012. The data have been averaged t...
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