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Singapore's first locally made satellite launched into space
Singapore's first indigenous micro-satellite, X-SAT, lifted off on board India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C16 at 10.12am Indian Standard Time (12.42pm, Singapore time) on 20 April 2011.  View News Article (2011-04-21)

NASA satellite imagery shows Cyclone Imelda one-sided
An upper-level low pressure system is sapping the cloud and thunderstorm development on the western side of Cyclone Victoria in the Southern Indian Ocean. New NASA satellite imagery showed that the bulk of rainfall was located east of the storm's center. View News Article (2013-04-15)

ESA supports Reuters humanitarian trust
A collaboration arrangement was today signed between Reuters Foundation Director, Maureen Marlowe, and ESA`s Director of Earth Observation Programmes, José Achache, at Reuters Corporate headquarters in London. Under this arrangement the European Space Agency will assist Reuters Foundation and its AlertNet service in providing information and imagery from ESA Earth observation missions and... View News Article (2002-06-20)

Small gems in space
A combination of small satellites can, with innovative methods, use the signals of the navigation satellite systems GPS and Galileo to significantly improve remote sensing of the System Earth. View News Article (2009-09-21)

Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate
A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm. View News Article (2014-09-02)

Media invitation - Follow the launch of MSG-1 from ESA and Arianespace establishments
ESA PR 57-2002. About 25 years after the first Meteosat weather satellite was lofted, the first of a new generation (MSG-1) is to be launched by an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe`s Spaceport in Kourou during the night of 27/28 August, at 19:30 hrs Kourou time (00:30 CEST). With sophisticated new instruments on board, MSG-1 will change the way we observe the weather. The European Space Agency... View News Article (2002-08-21)

TRMM sees Fabio's remnants fading in cool Pacific waters
NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that Fabio's remnants have "chilled out" in very cool waters of the Eastern Pacific, while only dropping light to moderate rains. View News Article (2012-07-20)

NASA satellite movie shows Great Plains tornado outbreak from space
Satellite data gives forecasters a leg up on severe weather. NASA has just released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data showing the development and movement of the Great Plains tornado outbreak, using data from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite. View News Article (2012-04-18)

NASA's QuikScat and Aqua providing important data on Tropical Storm Anja
Anja has continued to weaken over the last 24 hours, and NASA's QuikScat satellite has confirmed that the once mighty Category 4 Cyclone is now a tropical storm in the southern Indian Ocean. View News Article (2009-11-19)

Guchol is a tiny typhoon on NASA satellite imagery
Tropical Storm Guchol intensified into a typhoon and is a compact system. It appears as a strong, small typhoon in infrared NASA satellite imagery today. View News Article (2012-06-15)

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