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NASA image shows much satellite tech has changed since 1974
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Images released by NASA and Google show exactly how detailed satellite technology is today compared to in 1974. (added: Jan 12, 2015 at 04:42 pm)

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Google to reportedly team with SpaceX to create a global satellite Internet service
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Both Google and SpaceX are companies known for taking on huge projects that seem to come out of science fiction. Because of this, it’s all too appropriate that the companies will reportedly team up on a hugely ambitious project that could vastly expand access to the Internet across the world. RELATED: Watch the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explode on imp....(more) (added: Jan 19, 2015 at 06:42 pm)

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Satellite system targets 'dark fish'
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A UK-developed smart application that incorporates satellite and other data is tracking illegal fishing on the high seas. (added: Jan 22, 2015 at 03:42 am)

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Russia launches British comms satellite into space
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Russia on Sunday carried out its first space launch of the year, using its commercial Proton rocket to send a British satellite into orbit. The launch went ahead as planned just after 1230GMT from the Russia-owned Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a live broadcast shown by Russia's Roscosmos space agency....(more) (added: Feb 01, 2015 at 11:42 am)

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NASA satellite to measure water in Earth's soil sent into orbit
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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - - An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure moisture in the top layer of the Earth's soil, data to be used in weather-forecasting and tracking of global climate change. Soil moisture is a variable ....(more) (added: Jan 31, 2015 at 12:42 pm)

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NASA Launches Satellite to Get the Dirt on Earth's Dirt
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NASA launched its newest Earth-observing mission Saturday (Jan. 31), sending a satellite to the ultimate height to study the dirt below our feet. The space agency's new Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite (SMAP) satellite suc....(more) (added: Jan 31, 2015 at 01:42 pm)















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