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First View of Weird Rock Beneath Tibetan Plateau Revealed by Satellites
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A view of the deepest layer of Earth's crust under the Tibetan Plateau is possible thanks to satellite measurements of Earth's varying gravity. Results showed the layer is rucked into a series of bumps and troughs, like a kicked-up rug. (added: Jul 24, 2015 at 07:42 am)

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Japan’s new space satellite has captured the most beautiful images of Earth
submitted by Robby in technology from CityTools members
It’s always neat to look at pictures of Earth from space but Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite has just outdone every beautiful set of Earth photos we’ve ever seen. The New York Times brings us word that the satellite is now snapping a picture of Earth every 10 minutes....(more) (added: Jul 13, 2015 at 08:42 pm)

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US Air Force Launches Advanced Military Communications Satellite
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The U.S. Air Force launched an advanced military communications satellite late Thursday (July 24), lighting up the evening sky as it became the latest addition to a growing milsat constellation supporting American military forces from orbit. (added: Jul 25, 2015 at 04:42 am)
























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