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An Intersection of Art and Science on the Space Station

The Window Observational Research Facility ( WORF) Rack is a unique facility designed for use with the US Lab Destiny Module research quality window....

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How Facebook is attempting to circumvent GDPR

The social media giant is attempting to circumvent GDPR by shifting users outside the EU who would now be governed by Facebook Inc. in...

USGS encourages citizen participation, highlights Dr. Virginia Burkett

The knowledge that sea level is going to accelerate over the coming decade is important for policymakers planning structures like hospitals, roads and the...

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NASA’s Worldview celebrates 18 years of Earth Data 2000-2018

WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE Detailed views of volcanoes fuming, hurricanes flooding, dams being built, and wildfires sweeping across landscapes are just some of the data...
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What is Active and Passive Remote Sensing?

There are two types of remote sensing technology, active and passive remote sensing. Active sensors emit energy in order to scan objects and areas whereupon a...
Combination of SAR and Optical Sensorsvideo

Combination of SAR and Optical Sensors is future: Massimo Claudio Comparini,...

Combination of SAR and Optical Sensors is future. Radar data, when combined with optical and other sensors, for instance, hyperspectral is the future of...