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NASA and Japan Release Improved Topographic Map of Earth

NASA Terra Spacecraft Views Mt. Whitney

PASADENA, Calif. – NASA and Japan released a significantly improved version of the most complete digital topographic map of Earth on Monday, produced with detailed measurements from NASA’s Terra spacecraft. The map, known as a global digital elevation model, was

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NASA Earth Observation Satellite Glory Failed to Reach Orbit

NASA Earth Study Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit WASHINGTON — NASA’s Glory mission launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Friday at 5:09:45 a.m. EST failed to reach orbit. Telemetry indicated the fairing, the protective shell atop the Taurus

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Space Station Appearing Nationwide Over July 4 Weekend

HOUSTON — As America celebrates its 233rd birthday this holiday weekend, there will be an extra light in the sky along with the fireworks. Across the country, Americans will be treated to spectacular views of the International Space Station as

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