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Gone with the Wind

Once it has been swirled up into the air, fine desert dusk is often transported long distances by wind currents. This effect can be exploited to reveal complex wind currents in the lower atmosphere, w...
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Icy Satellites

Small, mid-sized and planet-sized moons in orbit around the four giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are abundant in the outer Solar System. These bodies are different from the terrestri...
Related Topics: Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration Geophysics

WAOSS - The Spaceborne Stereo Camera WAOSS for the Mars96 Mission

The Wide-Angle Optoelectronic Stereo Scanner WAOSS is a three CCD line pushbroom stereo camera (see figure 3). It was developed for the Russian Mars96 mission to study the atmosphere and the surface o...
Related Topics: Meteorology and Climatology Earth Resources and Remote Sensing Geophysics
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