Monthly Archives: April 2008

Imagery for Everyone

RESTON, VA – The USGS Landsat archive is an unequalled 35-year record of the Earth’s surface that is valuable for a broad range of uses, ranging from climate change science to forest management to emergency response, plus countless other user … Continue reading

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How Planktons affect Climate Change

Some of the smallest living organisms feed the largest animals. Plankton are the food supply of many marine creatures including the largest fish, the whale shark and the largest mammal, the blue whale. Plankton are organisms that float drift around … Continue reading

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ISRO Launch Perfect:PSLV-C9 launched successfully with 10 satellites

Setting a world record, India’s Polar rocket on Monday successfully placed ten satellites, including the country’s remote sensing satellite, into orbit in a single mission.The ten-pack launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation saw the 230-tonne Polar Satellite launch Vehicle … Continue reading

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Russia launches European navigation satellite

Moscow (PTI): Russia on Sunday launched the second European navigation satellite, which will be part of the projected navigation system to be operated by the European space agency. Galileo GIOVE-B satellite was launched from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan … Continue reading

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