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Senate Restores NASA's Funding For Satellite Service Technology And Earth Science
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Satellites, Satellite Serving, Earth Sciend, astronomy, climate, computers, discovery, environment, interesting, internet, nasa, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, space, study, tech, technology, world )

Fiona
- 127 days ago - space.com
An appropriations bill approved by a Senate committee July 27 would restore funding for several NASA Earth science missions slated for termination by the administration as well as a satellite servicing program. Please note, comment, forward.
New Space Startup Audacy Shoots for the Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, California, spaceships, satellites, Moon, lunar exploration, solar system )

Freya
- 502 days ago - space.com
California-based Audacy plans to close a Series A fundraising round of at least $15 million to begin creating three satellites and two Earth stations.
Satellite Pioneer SkyFi Vision: Worldwide Internet Access
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, communications, internet, satellites )

David
- 650 days ago - timesofisrael.com
An Israeli nano-sat start-up is betting it can bring communication technology to the entire globe for next to nothing
The Sun's Wrath: Worst Solar Storms in History | Sun Storms
Science & Tech  (tags: solar flares, solar storms, power blackouts, auroras, hi-tech vulnerability, satellites, global positioning )

Barbara
- 734 days ago - space.com
Our Angry Sun! Solar flares, eruptions and other sun storms can have serious effects to satellites and other systems around or on Earth. Take a look at some of the worst solar storms known to humanity.
NASA Satellites Reveal Something Startling About the Future of Food on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, satellites, global warming, future of food )

Judy
- 742 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Today NASA, technology, climate change, food, farming, NASA has the tools to help farmers on Earth cope with climate change and become more resilient.
On-Demand Satellites Can Shoot High-Def Video of Your Car
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, research, humans, environment, tech, On-Demand, satellites, High-def, video, close-ups, privacy, concerns, emergency, surveilance )

Darren
- 858 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New commercial satellites that promise constant close-ups of Earth are a boon to emergency responders and police but also raise privacy concerns
New Satellite System to Track Illegal 'Pirate Fishing' | Reuters
Science & Tech  (tags: Good News, satellites, illegal fishing, pirate fishing, poaching )

Kathryn
- 1055 days ago - reuters.com
Experts will be able to watch satellite feeds of the waters around Easter Island, a Chilean territory in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, and the western Pacific island nation of Palau, which lacks the resources to monitor all the illegal fishing.
Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, polar bears, science, satellites, research, scientists, technology )

Lone
- 1232 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In the olden days of scientific research, the only way to know how many buffalo roamed the prairie or monkeys bounced around the rain forest was to trek out there and take a head count.
NASA Launches Carbon-Tracking Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, satellites, Earth, climate change, carbon dioxide )

Freya
- 1257 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
Climate Change May Speed Up Satellites
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, business, climate-change, computers, discovery, energy, environment, investigation, nasa, NewTechnology, Satellites, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Kit
- 1851 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
Hydrogeologist Scott K. Johnson writes at Ars Technica that the "non-intuitive" consequences of climate change will be significant, including, potentially, screwing with the paths of satellites circling the Earth.
Here Comes the Sun: Solar Flares Make Way to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: solar flare, satellites, Radiation, Earth )

Suzane
- 2488 days ago - reuters.com
Radiation from the largest solar flare in four years is expected to reach Earth late on Thursday or Friday.
Saving Water, One Field at a Time
Science & Tech  (tags: agriculture, conservation, NASA, news, satellites, US, waterenvironment, NewTechnology )

Dan
- 2531 days ago - technologyreview.com
NASA software helps farmers efficiently manage irrigation by using data from satellites, local weather observations, and wireless sensor networks to best calculate food crop water needs. Recorded in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Vanguard I Celebrates 50 Years in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: Satellites, NASA, Sun, Project Vanguard, Space observatory, Naval Research Laboratory, Cape Canaveral )

J.
- 3559 days ago - physorg.com
With all the world watching Its launch on March 17,1958 NRL's Vanguard I rocketed skyward from Cape Canaveral Fla..The first solar-powered satellite,Vanguard I has the distinction of being the oldest artificial satellite orbiting the earth.
New Discovery at Jupiter Could Help Protect Earth-Orbit Satellites
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, scientists, discovery, environment, energy, electrons, space, technology, safety, study, Jupiter, Earth, satellites )

J.
- 3563 days ago - antarctica.ac.uk
Understanding how radio waves accelerate electrons within Jupiter's magnetic field in the same way as they do on Earth has important implications for protecting Earth-orbiting satellites at risk of damage by high-energy charged particles.
Sunspot Is Harbinger of New Solar Cycle
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar energy, sun, sunspots, satellites )

Mike
- 3621 days ago - wibw.com
A new 11-year cycle of heightened solar activity, bringing with it increased risks for power grids, critical military, civilian and airline communications, GPS signals and even cell phones and ATM transactions, showed signs it was on its way
 

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