Results tagged “Earth observation”

European Space Agency 2015 Preview

The European Space Agency has published a video of the expected highlights of 2015 for the agency. Highlights include earth observation, human spaceflight, satellite communications and navigation and more.

NASA announced a new era in its exploration of our home planet with the launch of the first in a series of Earth science instruments to the International Space Station.

At this years AIAA Space 2014 conference a panel of experts discussed the Use of Space-Based Earth Remote Sensing Data in Support of Scientific and Societal Needs.

NASA's Earth Science Satellite Fleet

When most people think about NASA, Earth is not the first thing that comes to mind. Ours agency conjures up thoughts of leaving Earth behind, so it is usually Apollo astronauts, the Moon, Mars, and Hubble views of stars and galaxies that people associate most strongly with NASA's brand.

A NASA team delivered in May a sophisticated microwave radiometer specifically designed to overcome the pitfalls that have plagued similar Earth-observing instruments in the past.

The December 2012 edition of Space Quarterly Magazine is now available. Here are the table of contents for the U.S. and Canadian editions.

A new National Research Council report says that budget shortfalls, cost-estimate growth, launch failures, and changes in mission design and scope have left U.S. earth observation systems in a more precarious position than they were five years ago.

NASA Satellite Image of Port-Au-Prince

NASA's Earth Observing-1 satellite captured this image of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on the morning of Jan. 15, 2010. The image shows the densely built and densely populated capital city. Satellite images like this one, when compared with similar images taken before the earthquake, will provide information to support disaster recovery efforts in Haiti. Data from the Advanced Land Imager on the satellite. Image processed by NASA's Earth Observatory, Goddard Space Flight Center.

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