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NASA satellites show "hot towers" of Hurricane Isaac

Two hours before Hurricane Isaac made landfall on 28 August 2012, a satellite orbiting hundreds of miles above the storm used a radar instrument to map its inner structure.

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Mon, 17/09/2012 - 11:10

Astrium's SPOT 6 ready for launch

Astrium's SPOT 6 hi-resolution Earth observation satellite will be launched on Sunday 9 September 2012 at 05:21 (BST, 09:51 local time) from Sriharikota in India.

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Fri, 07/09/2012 - 15:25

MetOp-B satellite to be launched

The European operational polar orbiting weather satellite MetOp-B will be launched on 17th September 2012 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 17:29

ESA provides free Heterogeneous Mission Accessibility (HMA) manual

ESA offers, freely downloadable from its website, the Heterogeneous Mission Accessibility (HMA) manual that provid

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Wed, 05/09/2012 - 15:56

ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre), is in the process of producing the booklet "Considerations for effective use of space-based inform

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17

Satellite Industry partners up with militaries in the Pacfic

Global VSAT Forum (GVF), the international non-profit association of the satellite industry, collaborated with Pacific-Area militaries to conduct an international training to improve disaster prepa

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Thu, 23/08/2012 - 09:30

Esri and PCI Geomatics announce Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program

Esri, PCI Geomatics, MDA and

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Tue, 21/08/2012 - 15:15

UNOOSA activates International Charter for Earthquake in Iran

Iran Earthquake

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disaster to provide satellite imagery for the two strong earthquakes that occurred in Iran on 11 August 2012.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 18:22
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Tracing Ugandan City Development with high-resolution Satellite Imagery

The American and Ugandan Red Cross have partnered up with the U.S.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 09:46

How to obtain ESA Earth Observation data

The European Space Agency (ESA) offers a wide range of Earth observation data. How to obtain them for your own use depends on the type of data required.

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Wed, 15/08/2012 - 15:05