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The Mangalyaan – India’s Journey to Mars

Submitted by: The Mangalyaan mission or Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is a planned Mars orbiter to be launched in November 2013 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The mission is a “technology demonstrator” project aiming

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Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Imaging of Rice to Detect Arsenic Contamination

Arsenic toxicity of humans due to consumption of arsenic-contaminated rice is an international health crisis. Arsenic is often supplied through water from shallow wells used for irrigation of rice. Reduced

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New Remote-Sensing Development Could Aid Disaster Relief

When earthquakes hit, emergency responders need to know quickly where to send their resources. A Michigan Technological University researcher and his graduate students believe they can help. Thomas Oommen, assistant

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Egypt to Set Up National Agency for Space

Egypt is planning to set up a national agency for space, said Head of the National Agency for Remote Sensing Medhat Mokhtar on Thursday 05/09/2013. In statements to MENA, Mokhtar

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An Eye in the Sky to Catch Fish

An eye in the sky is all set to make waves in the fishing industry. A project that uses data from a remote-sensing satellite to identify potential fishing zones (PFZS)

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New Landsat Data Just a Few Clicks Away From ESA

Thousands of never-before-seen data products from the US Landsat satellites acquired over 30 years have been released for online access. In addition, the newest data over Europe from the latest

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Vietnam Takes Over Control of First Remote Sensing Satellite

HANOI, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) — Control of Vietnam’s first remote sensing satellite, VNREDSat-1, has been officially handed over to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) four months after

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China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Space

China successful sends remote-sensing satellite into space. A Long March-4C rocket carrying the Yaogan-17 satellite, blasted off from the Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China’s Gansu Province on Monday morning.

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Spatiotemporal Analysis of Noida Using Remote Sensing and GIS Approaches

Spatiotemporal analysis refers to an analysis having both spatial extension and temporal duration. Remote sensing has provided a great tool to quantify changes using satellite data in our area of interest. Population

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NASA Land-Cover and Land-Use Change (LCLUC) Program

Today I would like to take you for a short tour of Land-Cover and Land-Use Change (LCLUC) Program of NASA.  LCLUC is an interdisciplinary science program in the Earth Science Division of