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The Mekong River by Satellite

Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeJan 28th, 2014

Here"s what that huge fire in Alaska looks like from a NASA satellite

Here's a false-color image from the Landsat 8 satellite of the not-at-all funny Funny River Fire in Alaska, captured on May 20, 2014--just one day after it began. And below, an un-enhanced natural color image. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 27th, 2014

Satellite launch debris found in Brazillian Amazon

A fisher on northern Brazil's remote Uriandeua river stumbled on a huge chunk of detritus dropped from a UK Space Agency satellite launch. "It is the launch vehicle payload shroud from the Alphasat launch last year," a UK Space Agency spokesperson told th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 1st, 2014

Sec. of State John Kerry Returns to Vietnam"s Mekong Delta, Raises Environmental Concerns

By Lesley WroughtonTAN AN TAY VILLAGE, Vietnam (Reuters) - As John Kerry's boat winds its way along the turbid waters of the Cai Nuoc river in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, the U.S. [More].....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 16th, 2013

Russia"s Extreme Floods Visible from Space

Satellite images show how record floods have swollen the Amur river in Russia , where more than 5 million people there and in China are being affected by rising waters. Continue reading →.....»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsSep 13th, 2013

The wild rivers above California

Atmospheric rivers are meteorological phenomenon that we humans only discovered in 1998 and which supply about 30-to-50 percent of California's annual precipitation. In the NOAA satellite image above, the atmospheric river is visible as a thin yellow arm,.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2013

Call for submission – PORTO Pool Promenade COMPETITION

This is a single stage Ideas Competition with the aim of identifying the best proposal of a Public Space in the riverfront of Porto, Portugal. This city has always had a strong connection to the water. Douro River has traditionally been the center of all .....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated News17 hr. 32 min. ago

Turn your smartphone into a satellite phone with Iridium"s GO! hotspot

Turn your smartphone into a satellite phone with Iridium"s GO! hotspot.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News18 hr. 25 min. ago

This Is Why National Parks Are So Important

This incredible satellite image is of the dormant volcano of Egmont National Park on New Zealand's North Island. And that clear, sharp boundary on the left is where the park stops and human kind starts.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

zero2infinity bloostar launch vehicle will launch nanosatellites

Launching a satellite is a very expensive proposition when done the traditional way by hitching a ride aboard a commercial rocket. There are several firms out there that are working to make putting satellites into orbit cheaper and one of them is the Barc.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 31st, 2014

Following HBO & CBS, Starz may launch a standalone online TV service

Premium cable network Starz could be the next company to start offering an online TV service that doesn’t require a cable or satellite subscription, according to comments made by Starz CEO Chris Albrecht today. Over the last month, a handful of cabl.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsOct 30th, 2014

GSLV-Mk III expected to be launched in first half of December

The experimental mission of India's Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) is expected to be launched in the first half of December......»»

Category: asiaSource:  ibnliveRelated NewsOct 30th, 2014

Global Eagle Entertainment Links With Satellite Operator SES

Los Angeles-based Global Eagle Entertainment, the developer of in-flight wireless and entertainment systems for airlines, said today that it has linked up with satellite operator SES, to bring Ku-band satellite bandwith to the company's systems. Financial.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsOct 30th, 2014

NASA finds the smoking crater left by its crashed dust probe

NASA just spotted a needle in a haystack: the remains of the lunar dust probe LADEE, which was deliberately crashed into the dark side of the moon last year. The satellite was launched from Wallops Island a year ago to determine if lunar dust tends........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsOct 30th, 2014

Letters from a satellite: Google Maps images of buildings turned into typeface

Google Maps images of New York buildings turned into typeface.....»»

Category: topSource:  telegraphRelated NewsOct 30th, 2014

Building for the Next Big Storm

“All of this was hit pretty hard,” said Kai-Uwe Bergmann, sweeping his arm from the East River toward the looming sprawl of the Baruch Houses, a public housing complex that sits along the Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive on the Lower East Side. “If anoth.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsOct 30th, 2014

Dates and Locations for Next Project ARA Module Developers Conference Posted

Google announced the dates and locations for the upcoming Project ARA developer conferences, with two main hubs taking place in Mountain View and Singapore, complete with additional satellite events taking place across the globe. The first event will take.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014

Mars orbiter crossed comet hurdle: ISRO

After the Mars orbiter spacecraft's successful encounter with comet Siding Spring last week, a major hurdle was over and the satellite is now in a normal phase of the mission to proceed with other experiments, ISRO said on Wednesday......»»

Category: asiaSource:  ibnliveRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014

Google announces Project Ara developer conference: Mountain View on January 14, Singapore on January 21

Google today announced it will be hosting the second iteration of its Project Ara Module Developers Conference early next year. The first event will be in Mountain View on January 14, 2015, with satellite locations at Google offices in New York City, Buen.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014

Floating Homes (And The Future, Apparently) Are Here

When UK design firm Baca Architects submitted their plans for a floating home on a small island in the River Thames, the response they got was, understandably, confusion. "The local planning authority and the Environment Agency had never seen or heard o.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014

British Broadcaster Sky Invests $7 Million In YouTube Video Network Whistle Sports

 Sky is best known as a British satellite broadcaster, but it is increasingly becoming a startup investor after it announced its third deal in a month. The company has ploughed $7 million into Whistle Sports, a YouTube network that is focused on R.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014