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Strange ripples on swirling hills seen in Landsat-8 images leave NASA perplexed
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Strange ripples on swirling hills seen in Landsat-8 images leave NASA perplexed

The images show ripples on land on either side of the Markha river, with alternating light and dark stripes that give it an optical illusion-like quality.

Ozone hole over Antarctica has grown to its largest size in years, EU program reports
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Ozone hole over Antarctica has grown to its largest size in years, EU program reports

The ozone hole has a pattern of expanding around August every year, at the start of spring, and reaches a peak around October.

ISRO PSLV-C43 launch mission: All you need to know about HySIS and the 30 other small satellites onboard
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ISRO PSLV-C43 launch mission: All you need to know about HySIS and the 30 other small satellites onboard

The satellites have capabilities for imaging, communications, IoT & experiments from 9 countries.

ISRO PSLV-C43 HysIS Mission: All you need to know about India’s next satellite launch
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ISRO PSLV-C43 HysIS Mission: All you need to know about India’s next satellite launch

This launch will mark PSLV's 45th mission overall and the 13th flight of the lightest PSLV variant.

ISRO to launch earth observation satellites, 30 others aboard PSLV on 29 November
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ISRO to launch earth observation satellites, 30 others aboard PSLV on 29 November

23 of the satellites are American, and the remaining from Australia, Canada, Columbia, Spain & others.

Earth's 'Dove' satellites, our eyes in the sky to protect rainforests and resources
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Earth's 'Dove' satellites, our eyes in the sky to protect rainforests and resources

According to a top engineer at Planet Labs, each satellite requires only ten tools to build.

NASA to launch satellite tracking Earth's melting ice on Saturday
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NASA to launch satellite tracking Earth's melting ice on Saturday

ICESat-2 will split its laser beam into six beams, to better cover ground (or ice) for observation.

Arianespace successful launches two Earth observation satellites
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Arianespace successful launches two Earth observation satellites

This is the eighth launch by Arianespace in 2017 and the ninth mission for the lightweight Vega launch vehicle.

Nasa bids farewell to the historic Pathfinder Earth observation satellite after 16 years
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Nasa bids farewell to the historic Pathfinder Earth observation satellite after 16 years

The Pathfinder is an Earth observation satellite that was meant as a validation mission for a number of cutting edge technologies.