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Chinese satellites see possible floating plane parts

...three days of searching have produced no confirmed signs of the plane.One of the objects spotted in the earlier satellite imagery was described as 24 meters (almost 80 feet) in length and the other was 5 meters (15 feet).The Boeing 777-200...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-22/chinese-report-missing-plane
Sixth-graders learn lesson direct from NASA center

...the change in the length of the orbit between different planets. The pupils also learned to identify planets using satellite imagery. In a game of "Earth or Not Earth," the pupils had to determine whether the images were of this planet or another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/22/met_501116.shtml
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Across the Southeast

...subcommittee accused Google of "airbrushing history" for depicting the coast without hurricane damage. The new satellite imagery now is a window onto a more authentic New Orleans - one dotted by blue protective tarps on roofs and a Lower 9th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/03/met_122917.shtml
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Melting glaciers, permafrost threaten Arctic lifestyle

...Kujalleq glacier near Ilulissat is also shrinking, said Henrik Hoejmark Thomsen of the geological survey. In 1967, satellite imagery measured it moving 4.3 miles per year. In 2003, the rate was 8.1 miles. "What exactly happened, we don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/12/liv_1615.shtml
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Blimp, infrared camera used to fine-tune cotton irrigation

...loss of $80 million statewide - during a 2002 drought, according to crop experts. Some farmers have turned to satellite imagery and aerial photos for moisture information, but delays in getting that data prevent growers from responding rapidly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/13/liv_422010.shtml
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New satellite instrument to improve warnings of solar bursts

...government facilities can be protected. It "will provide the kind of improvements in space weather forecasting that satellite imagery did for tracking hurricanes," said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration head Conrad C. Lautenbacher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/tec_374407.shtml
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Satellite photo of Earth coming to Internet

...bought archived photos for local projects. The archived photos come from Russia's already existing collection of satellite imagery, taken mostly by spy satellites during the Cold War. They're available on the TerraServer site now. One major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/12/tec_225983.shtml
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Space age farming

...high costs of investing in new equipment are a major impediment. A National Research Council study found that raw satellite imagery can cost $80,000 a season but that once processed for specific fields, it can be sold for about $8 an acre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/02/tec_218441.shtml
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Siberia snow tied to colder winters here

...Journal of Climatology.The researchers compared 45 years worth of North American winter temperatures with 45 years of satellite imagery that recorded snow cover in Northern Europe and Asia.They were able to narrow down the regions of Europe and Asia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2011-06-29/siberia-snow-tied-colder-wi
Techbits: Biohazard napkin, Supercomputers and more

...Africa. The latest Google Earth upgrades come three months after the Mountain View-based company expanded the satellite imagery used in the software to quadruple the amount of land covered, enabling about one-third of the global population...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/18/liv_96640.shtml
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