Daily Archives: June 21, 2010

India to launch five Remote Sensing Satellites

India plans to put five remote- sensing satellites into orbit in the first half of next month after fixing a rocket “anomaly” that forced it to delay launches in May.The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle will carry India’s Cartosat-2B, Algeria’s ALSAT-2A … Continue reading

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Oil and the Arctic’s Dangerous Future

Would you risk a Gulf of Mexico-type oil spill in the pristine U.S. Arctic Ocean? Beginning July 1, we’ll all take that gamble. That’s when the Shell Oil Company plans to drill exploration wells in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas … Continue reading

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