WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reauthorize a law allowing satellite providers such as Dish Network Corp and DirecTV to bring in TV signals from other markets when subscribers cannot pick up local stations.
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The satellite mission tasks it with surveying specific spots on Earth every 16 days by recording the type of sunlight that reflects off of the atmosphere. Scientists can measure CO2 by evaluating the color and intensity of these reflections, and will compare this data to carbon measuring devices on the ground ....(more)
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Human Rights Watch says it has identified the sites of mass executions earlier this month after comparing satellite images to photos released by Isis militants. Analysis shows the executions of between 160 and 190 men took place in a field near a former palace of Saddam Hussein. Recent ....(more)
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The space agency's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite passed its launch readiness review Sunday, meaning the craft is set to lift off Tuesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 5:56 a.m. EDT atop a Delta 2 rocket.
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