The image generated using the data from NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite reveals differences in greenness among various contnents. The satellite data are collected based on difference between how much energy is absorbed by the land versus how much is...―
Asynchronous Orbits ∙ Asynchronous Satellite Orbits are lower than geostationary orbits. Satellites in asynchronous orbit will pass overhead at different times of the day. Asynchronous Orbits are in different altitudes. ∙ (80 to ...―
Landsat 8 officially opened its eyes to Earth yesterday (May 30). Officials are promising the clearest views yet of the four-decade-old Landsat program, and luckily for people who love amazing Earth views, the images Landsat produces are free....―
Never seen the International Space Station before? Now is a good time to try, as we enter into a very special time of year. Starting at 12:30 Universal Time/8:30 AM EDT on Monday, June 3rd, the ISS will enter a phase of permanent illumination...―
A category having its debut this year, Video of The Year honors the Music Video, once responsible for launching two cable networks (VH1 and MTV), now it is the red headed stepchild of the industry. ∙ Judging in this category skews heavily ...―
Last Monday, May 13, the Suomi NPP satellite captured a fascinating image of Tropical Cyclone Mahasen as it moved northeast over the Bay of Bengal. The clouds of the storm itself weren’t optically visible in the darkness of a nearly new ...―
European Space Agency’s Vega launch vehicle successfully completed its second launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, orbiting three satellites. ∙ Two Earth observation satellites, ESA’s Proba-V and...―
As a space telescope scientist or satellite operator, the last thing you want to hear is that your expensive and possibly one-of-a kind — maybe irreplaceable — spacecraft is in danger of colliding with a piece of space junk. On March ...―
NASA’s trio of Nexus One-powered satellites NASA’s testing low-cost smartphone satellites Smartphones are believed to be well equipped for space as they are small and come armed with features such as powerful batteries, processors,...―
A space launch marking a new era is departing from the Virginia coast this Wednesday evening, and if you live anywhere along a wide area of the US Eastern seaboard, you’ll have a great opportunity to witness the launch with your own eyes....―
A new communications satellite aims to ease the strain of overcrowded communications networks in Latin America, while adding capacity to direct-to-home services in Canada and military users across the Americas. Anik G1 lifted off at 2:36 p.m. EDT...―
Enjoy some great views of our home planet from images taken from the orbiting Earth-observing satellites and taken by astronauts on the International Space Station. The satellites and scientists are cranking out data 24/7 to help us all better...―
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∙ One of the few things I consider when buying a frock is the print. Growing up, I ...
My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...