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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
    • United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
    • Microspacecraft -- United States,
    • Artificial satellites in earth sciences -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCommittee on Earth Studies, Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Earth Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL795.4 .R65 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 92 p. :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6806118M
      ISBN 100585254893, 0309069823
      LC Control Number00269329
      OCLC/WorldCa44025906

      RESULTS IN BRIEF NASA’s Earth Science Mission Portfolio November 2, NASA Office of Inspector General Office of Audits IG (A) For more than 50 years, NASA has launched satellites and other scientific instruments into space to observe Earth andFile Size: 3MB.


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• Completed Missions • Current Missions. But the Earth science program that it established was modeled on NASA’s space and planetary science programs, not the old Applications program. NASA developed the technology and funded the science.

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HISTORY OF ESE SMALL SATELLITES Small satellites. About small satellites have been launched sofar, but only a small percentage of these for earth observation. Nevertheless sensing with 8 m ground pixels has been : Gottfried Konecny. Earth Observation Sensors Carried by NASA Satellites, Earth Resource Experiments Package.

The first reports from Mercury astronauts of the view of the earth that spaceflight provided them spawned public interest in earth observation.

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