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New eye in the sky to help UK weather forecasts

A new weather satellite is circling the earth. The JPSS-1 satellite, launched this weekend (18 November 2017) will provide a huge array of observational, near real-time, data which will be shared with US national and international partners including the Met Office. 458 more words

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Thousand Mile Shadows

Clouds casting thousand-mile shadows when viewed from the International Space Station

Photo Credit: NASA

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Satellite Photo of Irma as a Class 5 Hurricane

Hurricane Irma just after it gained Category 5 status on September 6th, 2017. Image from NOAA GOES-16 satellite.

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Satellite Imagery

Dress Rehearsal: 2020 Census

Our staff are in the field this week observing the Census Bureau’s last complete test of operations before the 2020 Census. The “End-to-End Census Test” is the culmination of the Bureau’s research and planning efforts over the past decade to improve how it administers the census. 449 more words


Watch from space as Burning Man rises out of the desert playa

The weeklong countercultural festival that attracts thousands to the Nevada desert annually known as Burning Man is nearly here.

While the festival officially kicks off on Aug. 115 more words