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Pléiades Constellation Complete; Now Providing Daily Revisits

Last Friday, Astrium announced (via a smooth video that sounds like a commercial for a luxury car) that Pléiades 1B, which joined Pléiades 1A in space last December, has successfully completed its Technical Commissioning. This means that the two identical … Continue reading

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New Technologies & Natural Disaster Response

There doesn’t seem to be a week that goes by when there isn’t some natural disaster or extreme weather event that severely affects the human population. Two weeks ago it was Hurricane Sandy that affected 8.5 million people in New … Continue reading

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Record Temperatures & Wildfire Risk

Thanks to recent rain along the Front Range, mountains, and plains of Colorado, the image below represents what we hope is behind us as a very early and robust fire season in CO and the Western US. The image below … Continue reading

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