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Podcast: The U.S.‘s Aging Earth Observation Satellites

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Tuesday, May 29th 2012


A report from the National Research Council suggests that NASA is not putting up satellites fast enough to support the needed basic science related to weather, climate and other challenges facing the U.S. and the rest of the world. The report warns that the U.S. constellation may drop to just one quarter its size in just a few years. What does this mean for geospatial technologists and how can we help fellow citizens to understand the value of this in-orbit infrastructure?

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Show Notes

GeoEye Reports First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results
Summary of CNN Report on Aging Earth Observation Satellites - All Points Blog
Rapid decline in U.S. satellites could be costly
Landsat Data Continuity Mission set for 2013 - Spaceports
Landsat Data Continuity Mission
The Space Review: EnhancedView?s cloudy future


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