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June 20, 2011

LiDAR Reveals New California Earthquake Fault

Scientists at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say an earthquake fault holds the potential of producing more than just an earthquake—it also could release a flood from a nearby dam.

June 13, 2011

CALIPSO Collects Three-Billionth Image in Just Five Years

For a satellite only five years old, CALIPSO has accomplished a lot. The Earth observation satellite took its three-billionth photo, a LiDAR profile, on June 2. Want to know more about this incredible satellite, including how it’s able to take so many shots?

June 13, 2011

All the World’s Waves in One Place

Safety and financial losses associated with rough seas are a real concern. For the first time, the European Space Agency’s GlobWave project provides a one-stop shop for satellite data on ocean waves.

June 13, 2011

NASA’s Age of Aquarius Dawns

On June 10, an international satellite was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., carrying the NASA-built Aquarius instrument. Aquarius will measure the saltiness of Earth's oceans, advancing our understanding of the global water cycle and improving climate forecasts.

June 13, 2011

World’s Best Unmanned Aerial Predator? You Decide!

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) continue to change the face of modern combat with advanced Earth observation and pinpoint targeting capabilities. Several military UAVs from around the globe are profiled by India’s rediff NEWS in this interesting slide show.

April 28, 2011

Hummingbird UAV Takes Flight

Aerovironment has achieved a new technical milestone with a tiny UAV: controlled precision hovering and fast-forward flight of a two-wing, flapping wing aircraft that carries its own energy source.

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