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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

Vietnam and Cambodia Hit Back at Landmark Laos Dam

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Paul CarstenBANGKOK (Reuters) - Vietnam urged Laos to halt construction of a $3.5 billion hydropower dam pending further study, environmental activists said on Friday after a meeting of the Mekong River Commission.The activists .....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 18th, 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

Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W Review

The Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W offers strong performance and battery life in a versatile and sleek flip-screen design......»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Briefly: Sky adds recommendations to set-top boxes, Chrome in Cuba

British satellite television provider Sky has started to roll out software updates to its Sky+ HD set-top boxes, updating the electronic program guide. A new "recommendation engine" will make suggestions of TV shows to watch based on previously downloaded.....»»

Category: topSource:  electronistaRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

New Luxury Condominium in Chelsea, New York by Foster & Partners

Scott Resnick has announced Foster + Partners as design architect of 551 West 21st Street – a new, 19-story luxury condominium overlooking the Hudson River in West Chelsea. 551 West 21st Street features 44 largescale residences, including three penthous.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

ViaSat Rolls Out Satellite Internet In Alaska, Hawaii, Florida

Carlsbad-based satellite and wireless technology and services developer ViaSat is rolling out its satellite Internet service in Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida, the firm said yesterday, in an expansion of the company's Exede high speed satellite service. Acco.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Of Course the First Object Ever Recovered From Orbit Was for Spying

In the early days of the U.S. satellite surveillance program, our orbital cameras employed state-of-the-art technologies to get the physical film back to Earth for development and analysis. They shot it back into the atmosphere like 300-pound bullets, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Apple Patent Helps Find Your Car Even When You Can"t Get a Signal

A pair of new Apple patents explain how your phone could help you find your car in the parking lot, even if you're struggling to get a phone signal and aren't in range of a GPS satellite.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 46 min. ago

EU Galileo satellite launch postponed hours before takeoff

EU also signs €500m deal with Arianespace for future launches.....»»

Category: topSource:  v3Related News9 hr. 47 min. ago

Bing Maps spices up more than 100 cities with 3D and Streetside views

Bing Maps just got much, much better if you're tired of looking at plain old satellite pictures. Microsoft has just added either 3D maps, Streetside views or both to more than 100 cities, many of which you'll definitely recognize. You can now see........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

ViaSat “Virtually” Eliminates Satellite Broadband Caps

ViaSat “Virtually” Eliminates Satellite Broadband Caps ViaSat made a big move today that could help the company overcome one of the biggest limitations of its satellite broadband offering. The company said it will begin offering what it calls “.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsAug 20th, 2014

NFL astroturfing convinces 10,000 fans to support TV blackouts

Only cable and satellite companies want to overturn blackout rule, NFL claims. velo_city The National Football League’s campaign to preserve Federal Communications Commission rules that allow local TV blackouts whe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 20th, 2014

​The Largest Alligator Ever Caught

Measuring 15 feet long and weighing in at a staggering 1,011.5 lbs, this giant alligator was pulled out of a river in Alabama on Saturday morning, becoming the largest ever caught. The woman who did so broke out her special pearl necklace to celebrate.Rea.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 20th, 2014

Beautiful Images of Astronauts Releasing Nanosatellites Into Space

This is Oleg Artemyev. In his hand is a tiny satellite, known as a nanosatellite, called Chasqui 1—and he's about to throw it into the wilds of space.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 20th, 2014

This Is How Astronauts Release Nanosatellites Into Space

This is Oleg Artemyev. In his hand is a tiny satellite, known as a nanosatellite, called Chasqui 1—and he's about to throw it into the wilds of space.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 20th, 2014

SpaceX raising $200M in funding at $10 billion valuation [Hardware]

The company that Elon Musk hopes will carry him to Mars has been making big strides in recent months, winning contracts to provide the rockets that ferry satellites into space. #space #SpaceX #Elon Musk #satellite #NASA #rock.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2014