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November 26, 2012
TerraSAR-X image of the month - the Santorini volcano expands
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Nov 25, 2012
Glasses are rattling on the shelves and the ground is rumbling - since January 2011 the earth under the Santorini volcano has been stirring. Most of the time, it is barely noticeable, but every now and then the inhabitants notice small tremors jolting the volcanic archipelago. Nearly circular, and seemingly carved from stone, the submerged caldera is located in the Aegean Sea. "It was clear to the local people that something was happening with the volcano - but it wasn't until we saw, among ... read more
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Secret mini-shuttle launch delayed
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East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution
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US Navy, Raytheon receive Pentagon engineering award for GPS-guided precision landing program
A U.S. Navy program that uses Raytheon technology to land aircraft in harsh weather has been recognized with a Department of Defense engineering award. The Joint Precision Approach and Landing ... more


Researchers Use GPS Tracking to Monitor Crab Behavior
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How many Russian Earth observation satellites will be in orbit by 2015?
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China launches third environment monitoring satellite
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Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal
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