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Nasa and Raytheon complete negotiations for a major weather role

NASA and Raytheon have signed the contracts for the spacecraft and instruments that include the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), NOAA’s next generation operational polar-orbiting sate

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 11:31

African Risk Capacity: a new project for disaster management

The African Union recently established the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Secretariat, a specialized agency whose main goals are to reduce disaster risk to droughts, floods, earthquakes and cyclones;

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 11:11

Astrium completes 50th consecutive Ariane 5 launch

Astrium, Europe's leading space technology company, completed last Thursday 2nd of August the 50th launch of Ariane 5, continuing a line of launch successes unbroken since 2003. <

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Mon, 06/08/2012 - 15:10

New satellite SPOT-6 to be launched

SPOT-6, the new high resolution optical Earth observation satellite, built by the European leading space technology company Atrium, will be launched from India next month. .

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Fri, 03/08/2012 - 14:21

Better disaster response through improvement of communication technologies

One of the major preventable causes for loss of lives during disasters is the failure of telecommunications infrastructure.

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Thu, 02/08/2012 - 14:44

USGS rolls out new LandsatLook Viewer

On 23 July 2012 the United States Geological Survey (USGS) made available their new LandsatLook Viewer.

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Mon, 30/07/2012 - 09:49

Satellites See Unprecedented Ice Melt in Greenland

For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.

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Fri, 27/07/2012 - 09:24
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Understanding Risk Forum: Importance of satellite data stressed

The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental forces that shape it.

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:26

Bangladeshi Meteorological Department

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department is the authorised Government organisation for all meteorological activities in the country.

ESA hands over weather satellite for operations

ESA's weather satellite MSG-3 has smoothly traveled 36 000 km above the Equator. The satellite is now nearly in its geostationary orbit, drifting slowly east toward its final orbit position.

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Tue, 17/07/2012 - 09:35