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15 million pound investment seals UK/France space collaboration

31 January 2014

The UK Space Agency and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) have today (31 January 2014) agreed a deal to work even closer together on space activities.

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Zambezi River, Zambia

This image from Envisat’s radar shows the Zambezi River’s floodplain in western Zambia.

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Europe's GOCE gravity satellite probes Earth's mantle

27 January 2014

Europe's GOCE gravity satellite has provided striking new visualisations of the Earth's deep interior.

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Ball Aerospace completes integration of WorldView-3 spacecraft

27 January 2014

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed integration of WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite being built for DigitalGlobe...

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First infrared satellite monitoring of peak pollution episodes in China

22 January 2014

Plumes of several anthropogenic pollutants (especially particulate matter and carbon monoxide) located near ground level over China have for the first time been detected from space.

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NASA maps Earth's croplands from space

29 January 2014

It takes a lot of land to grow food for the world's seven billion people. About a third of Earth's terrestrial surface is used for agriculture. And about a third of that, in turn, is used to grow crops.

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SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014

22 - 27 June 2014

Organisation: SPIE

Contact for information: - +1 360 676 3290

P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227, United States

Location: Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Exhibition Overview:

Exhibit your technology at the most prestigious gathering of astronomical instrumentation experts in the world. Reach the most important customers working to enable the discovery of the nature and origin of the Universe at SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation. Access buyers from the leading prime contractors, suppliers, universities, and government labs - they are onsite to see latest products. Exhibit your latest technologies focused on:

  • Devices and components for large ground-based telescopes
  • Ground instruments
  • Astronomy information technologies
  • Space telescopes and instruments
  • Detectors
  • Specialised optics materials and systems

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