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Aug 18, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Two shipments of Dove satellites never made it to orbit in recent months, but the company says it hasn't been unduly slowed down in its quest to map the world.
Aug 16, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading south toward the Shangdong Peninsula, NASA satellite images reveal.
Aug 5, 2015 01:10 PM ET // Jason Major
As a suitably impressive follow-up to the new “blue marble” image of our world released in July, today NASA shared a gorgeous animation created from pictures captured by NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft.
Jun 15, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Views from around the world: Downpours pick up as the atmosphere warms and a star-shape fort is captured from space. Plus: Is the new Bay Bridge shaky?
Apr 22, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Silicon Valley data scientists are teaming up with conservationists to predict where and when the planet's jungles will be cut down.
Mar 31, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The Aral Sea is shrinking, leaving a dried-up white lakebed where there used to be blue water. But in the eyes of a radar satellite, the sea's shores look like a colorful abstract painting.
Feb 17, 2015 02:32 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
New satellite maps show the variation in ocean acidity across the globe, revealing a side effect of climate change that threatens marine life. Continue reading →
Jan 30, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
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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