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NASA Satellite Takes First Look at Earth's Carbon Dioxide
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NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, which blasted off July 2, arrived in its final orbit 438 miles above the Earth on Aug. 3. The satellite then collected its first test data three days later while flying over Papua New Guinea. (added: Aug 13, 2014 at 06:42 pm)

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2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits
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PARIS (AP) -- European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network.... (added: Aug 23, 2014 at 06:42 am)

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Spacewalking cosmonauts launch satellite, set up studies
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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A pair of Russian cosmonauts began their work week on Monday floating outside the International Space Station to toss out a small satellite for a university in Peru, install science experiments and tackle some housekeeping chores. First out of the hatch was cosmonaut Oleg A....(more) (added: Aug 18, 2014 at 01:42 pm)

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MH370: satellite phone call revealed as Australia gives update on search
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Failed call placed by Malaysia Airlines ground staff has been traced and supports Indian Ocean crash theory, say authorities Continue reading... (added: Aug 28, 2014 at 02:42 am)

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Galileo Satellites Fail To Reach Correct Orbit - Launch Video
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A Soyuz ST-B rocket blasted off from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana with a payload of two Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites for the Galileo constellation. (added: Aug 23, 2014 at 11:42 am)

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Google Lets You Watch Live Data From NASA's Long Lost Satellite
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NASA's ISEE-3 was launched in 1977 and sent data home for 20 years. Recently, NASA discovered the abandoned satellite is still transmitting data, and turned over the controls to a group of citizen scientists . ISEE-3 zooms by the moon tomorrow, and thanks to a new Google project, you can ride along at hom....(more) (added: Aug 09, 2014 at 07:42 am)

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30 Satellites To Launch For European Global Navigation System | Video
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The Galileo constellation will consist of 30 satellites (First two failed to reach correct orbit - see the launch). The European Space Agency hopes to launch the satellites once every 3 to 4 months. (added: Aug 23, 2014 at 08:42 am)












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