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NASA Successfully Launches New Landsat Satellite

NASA this week successfully launched its Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). An Atlas V rocket was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:02 pm EST on Monday, February 11. The new satellite will be used, as previous Landsat satellites …

Gyroscope Failure Signals the End For Landsat 5 Satellite
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In case you missed it during the end-of-the-year holiday madness, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have announced the end of the longest-running Earth observing satellite mission in history. The Landsat 5 mission has been orbiting Earth and recording …

NASA Footage Of Las Vegas Shows City’s Wild, Unlikely Growth NASA Footage Of Las Vegas Shows City’s Wild, Unlikely Growth
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Typically, in order to make something grow you need water. It’s a pretty basic building block about cultivating, y’know, life. Las Vegas does not get thirsty, it would seem, or at least it doesn’t need water to thrive. That truth …