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A supercomputer climate model is so accurate it predicted the weather patterns seen in the famous 1972 'Blue Marble' image of Earth

A supercomputer climate model is so accurate it predicted the weather patterns seen in the famous 1972 ‘Blue Marble’ image of Earth

The “Blue Marble” was one of the most iconic images of the Apollo era. Taken by Apollo 17 astronauts on their return trip from the moon, the first fully illuminated image of Earth taken by a person captured what the world looked like on December 7, 1972, just over 50 years ago. year. Now a …

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Researchers studying oldest ice on Earth become first field camp in Antarctica to use Starlink internet

Researchers studying oldest ice on Earth become first field camp in Antarctica to use Starlink internet

The Center for Oldest Ice Exploration in Allan Hills, Antarctica, shared this video of 30 knots (34.5 mph) winds, saying that despite the cold and wind, Starlink internet continues to work for the base that seeks the most ancient ice on Earth. (Video credit: Peter Neff/Center for Coldest Ice Exploration/NSF/Oregon State University) When it comes …

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Mission Artemis 1: After a slingshot lunar flyby, NASA's Orion returns to Earth

Mission Artemis 1: After a slingshot lunar flyby, NASA’s Orion returns to Earth

Orion completed its flyby, engaging the spacecraft in a December 11 immersion in the Pacific Ocean. Image: NASA On his 19th dayIn space, NASA’s Artemis I Orion spacecraft made its final pass on the moon 80.6 miles from the lunar surface en route to Earth for a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, expected in days. …

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Exodigo seeks to map what lies underground on Earth, with eyes on Mars

Exodigo seeks to map what lies underground on Earth, with eyes on Mars

An Israeli startup has set its goals low, with AI-powered technology that peers below the surface to help construction companies mitigate the risk of unnecessary excavation and environmental damage costing hundreds of millions of dollars. Founded in 2021 by a trio of IDF officers from the state-of-the-art 8200 and 81 intelligence units, Exodigo has developed …

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Federal and Private Work Boosts Advances in Earth Observation |  TechTarget

Federal and Private Work Boosts Advances in Earth Observation | TechTarget

The commercial sector advances American leadership in outer space, particularly with respect to Earth observation technologies. That’s according to several witnesses who testified at Thursday’s hearing of the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. While federal entities have long used Earth observation tools to monitor changes on the planet’s surface through the Landsat …

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The Not Quite Tangible Reality of Virtual Earth Stations - SpaceNews

The Not Quite Tangible Reality of Virtual Earth Stations – SpaceNews

The satellite communications industry is on a mission to virtualize all possible terrestrial infrastructure to catch up with the era of cloud-based networks. Converting hardware to software installed and managed remotely through third-party data centers would give satellite operators more flexibility over their networks and accelerate the speed with which they can respond to customer …

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