NASA's next Earth-observing satellite is scheduled to launch Saturday (Jan. 31), and it could vastly improve the way scientists monitor droughts around the world.
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Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading →
The oceans are a lot more uncharted than our maps would have us believe. New satellite technology can help fill in the seafloor gaps.
Natural disasters, war and other human activities left geographic scars seen from space.
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