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)
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)
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)