DailyDirt: Satellites Measure All Sorts Of Stuff...

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

There are plenty of discoveries that are impossible (or just a lot harder) to do without properly-equipped satellites orbiting over our heads. Good thing satellites are getting cheaper and more reliable to send up. (But too bad there's so much space junk above us.) Here are just a few cool satellite articles for your amusement. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    abc gum, May 24th, 2011 @ 6:16pm

    Too bad the GOP does not see the value


    The GOP decides accurate weather forecasting and hurricane tracking are luxuries America can’t afford

    http://climateprogress.org/2011/02/18/gop-cuts-noaa-satellite-weather-forecasting-and-hurr icane-tracking/

     

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    Anonymous Coward, May 24th, 2011 @ 8:31pm

    I can accept a lighbulb in space, but only if it is a new generation low wattage bulb and "green" certified.

     

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    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, May 24th, 2011 @ 10:28pm

    Re: Light-Bulb In Orbit

    How many astronauts will it take to change this light-bulb?

     

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    Michael Ho (profile), May 25th, 2011 @ 12:45am

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    Too bad.. b/c if this project actually gets off the ground, it'll probably be a good ol' tungsten light bulb.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, May 25th, 2011 @ 1:05am

    heating

    2 theories:

    1) HAARP - the atmospheric heater
    2) the 'expando Earth' theory. http://www.halfpasthuman.com/aintwhatitusedtobe.html

     

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