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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. The instrument on the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) observed two extremely tall complexes of thunderheads called hot towers in the eyewall, a sign that the storm was strengthening.

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Mon, 17/09/2012 - 11:10

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Mon, 09/17/2012

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
Fri, 09/07/2012

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. A Soyuz launcher will place the 4.1 tonne satellite in

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 17:29
Thu, 09/06/2012

ESA provides free Heterogeneous Mission Accessibility (HMA) manual

ESA offers, freely downloadable from its website, the Heterogeneous Mission Accessibility (HMA) manual that provides a high level view on the results of several years of harmonisation and standardisation work in the critical area of ground segment interoperability of

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Wed, 05/09/2012 - 15:56
Wed, 09/05/2012

ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17

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Mon, 09/03/2012

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

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Thu, 23/08/2012 - 09:30

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Thu, 08/23/2012

Esri and PCI Geomatics announce Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program

Esri, PCI Geomatics, MDA and RapidEye announced their new Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program.

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Tue, 21/08/2012 - 15:15
Tue, 08/21/2012

UNOOSA activates International Charter for Earthquake in Iran

Iran Earthquake

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major

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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. State Department’s Humanitarian Information Unit and HOT (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team) in a project to trace the cities of Gulu and Lira in Northern Uganda using high-resolution satellite imagery.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 09:46
Thu, 08/16/2012

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
Wed, 08/15/2012

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