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Tuesday, 30 November 2010 16:12

Google Earth 6 - with added trees

The latest version of Google Earth integrates Street View and includes 3D species-specific models of trees. It also provides more convenient access to historical imagery.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 15 June 2010 06:37

Spectacular layers of Earth's atmosphere

Space.com highlights an image of the Earth's atmosphere, with its various distinct layers, as taken by astronauts onboard the International Space Station while passing over the Indian Ocean at sunset.

Published in Space
Friday, 02 April 2010 02:28

TIROS-1: First weather satellite 50 years ago

Fifty years ago, on April 1, 1960,  the first weather satellite was launched from the United States. Called TIROS-1, the Earth observation satellite saw a typhoon forming east of Australia. Today, NASA and NOAA celebrate the milestone in the history of weather observation from space.


Published in Space



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