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June 26, 2012

RIO+20 Summit Highlights Earth Observation

The role of Earth observation in sustainable development was front and center at the Rio+20 summit on promoting jobs, clean energy and a more sustainable use of our planet’s resources.

June 26, 2012

NGA Reveals 2013-2017 Strategy

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency aims to bolster its support of military and intelligence operations, intelligence analysis, homeland defense and humanitarian and disaster relief.

June 26, 2012

Military Wants Drone App Store

The U.S. military has dozens of different drones in its arsenal, each with its unique controller, but one Pentagon office thinks that’s archaic and wants controls that can handle an entire fleet at once.

June 19, 2012

NGA Extends DigitalGlobe Services through August 2013

DigitalGlobe says the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will exercise the company’s service level agreement (SLA) under its EnhancedView contract for another full year.

June 19, 2012

ESA Satellite Observations Identify Piracy Trends

Earth observation data from the European Space Agency’s GlobWave project reveals that Mother Nature seems to be slowing down the rate of successful pirate attacks on the high seas.

June 19, 2012

French Nuclear Group Adds Helicopter Drone

The Group of Robotics INTervention on Accidents, which maintains a fleet of robots in case of a nuclear accident, has acquired a miniature INFOTRON unmanned aerial system.

June 19, 2012

U.S.-Argentine Satellite Mission Measures Ocean Salt

The Aquarius mission is painting a picture of ocean salinity—the amount of dissolved salt in the water—which is critical to many ocean aspects, ranging from climate to the global water cycle.

June 12, 2012

Loss of Envisat Satellite Affecting European Union Program

The European Union’s Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program already is feeling the loss of Envisat, adding further urgency to launch the planned Sentinel mission.

June 12, 2012

Sending Drones into the Eye of the Storm

Beginning this summer and for several years, NASA will send drones dubbed “severe storm sentinels” above severe storms to uncover hurricane formation and intensity-change information.

June 12, 2012

Aqua Satellite Spots Australian Anti-Storm

High-pressure weather systems often bring fair weather and relatively clear skies. In early June 2012, a high off the coast of Tasmania did just that—and in spectacular fashion.