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NASA: TRMM satellite moving towards end of mission

Artist Rendition of TRMM Satellite

On 8 July 2014, pressure sensors on board the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission’s (TRMM) satellite were triggered indicating the on board fuel tank to be near the end of its fuel supply.&nb

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mié, 27/08/2014 - 14:34
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39.0046
longitude: 
-76.8755

GRACE satellite shows groundwater loss in US

Map of the groundwater deficit based on GRACE data

In a new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, several maps combining data from the satellites of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (

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vie, 25/07/2014 - 18:00
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39.2343
longitude: 
-107.415

United States and Honduras to Test Disaster Response Software in Simulated Hurricane Scenario

Operators and students  test GeoSHAPE in the simulated response to a hurricane

The United States and Honduras are joining efforts in Tegucigalpa and Soto Cano Air Base, June 9-12, to demonstrate and assess a mapping tool designed to revolutionize the way governmental and non-

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mié, 11/06/2014 - 21:56
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14.0833
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-87.2167

New GPS IIF Satellite successfully launched

Delta IV Rocket Launch

On 16 May, 2014 at 20:03 EDT the U.S.

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lun, 19/05/2014 - 15:30
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28.5729
longitude: 
-80.649

CNES and NASA to collaborate on global water and ocean surface survey

Current Satellite to be Launched to monitor Surface Water and Ocean Topography

The French Space Agency CNES and the US Space Agency NASA have come together in an agreement to conduct the first ever detailed global ocean mapping and surface water survey.

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mié, 07/05/2014 - 11:05
latitude: 
38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

US Tornado Outbreak seen from Space: NASA animation

Tracking Tornados

On 29 April 2014, a new animation of the storm system which spawned 31 tornados affecting seven states across the Central and Southern United States from 27 to 28 April 2014 has been released by NA

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vie, 02/05/2014 - 17:47
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38.6724
longitude: 
-90.0989

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Founded in 1862, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound publ

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38.8874
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-77.0316

New interactive online map shows forest loss and gain from 2000-2012

First map of forest change that is globally consistent and locally relevant

A new high-resolution global map has been created as an interactive online tool that shows forest los

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lun, 18/11/2013 - 14:05
latitude: 
38.9869
longitude: 
-76.9429

Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems/ George Mason University (CSISS-GMU)

The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) is an interdisciplinary research center chartered by the provost and affiliated with the College of Science at George Mason University

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38.8322
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-77.308

Center for Hazards and Risk Research (CHRR) at Columbia University