Nasa Earth news
Over the past few decades, average global temperatures have been on the rise, and this warming is happening two to three times faster in the Arctic. As the region’s summer comes to a close, NASA is hard at work studying how rising temperatures are affecting the Arctic.
NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Exelis, Inc., Geospatial Systems, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, for the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) Instrument for flight on the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission.
Astronauts Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Koicha Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will tour NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 17. Reporters are invited to join the tour.
NASA opens a new era this month in its exploration of our home planet with the launch of the first in a series of Earth science instruments to the International Space Station. A media briefing on this addition to NASA’s Earth-observing program will air at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 8, on NASA Television and the agency's website.
The most accurate and comprehensive collection of rain, snowfall and other types of precipitation data ever assembled now is available to the public. This new resource for climate studies, weather forecasting, and other applications is based on observations by the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a joint mission of NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), with contributions from a constellation of international partner satellites.
The PowerShot G7 X is a Canon compact with a 1-inch sensor. To shutterbugs, that news should excite as the PowerShot G7 X appears to occupy that highly sought after space where DSLR output meets the simplicity and convenience of point and shoot cams.
The proliferation of camera-enabled smartphones has taken a bite out of the camera-only industry, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is a forthcoming device that appears ready to bite back.
Vhoto -- Photos from Video is an iOS app that pretty much puts your internal photographer on auto pilot, with cool results.
The Canon PowerShot SX60 HS is geared almost solely taking long-distance pictures.
As a high-end compact camera in a market currently limited to budget options, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 was a welcome addition to photokina. That it was also the first Panasonic LX device in 2 years helped it garner attention from the show's attendees, and its impressive specs certainly didn't hurt either.
Photography tips and techniques
Camera manufacturers need to do more to attract a broader demographic if they are to remain successful in the future. A new generation of photographers are turned off by the button-strewn black boxes that dominate the ranges of most brands. That’s the view expressed by Jonathan Martin, general manager of Ricoh Imaging UK, the company behind the Pentax brand.We interview Jonathan Martin, General Manager of Ricoh Imaging UK about how Pentax hope to attract the younger generation of camera buyers
Sony plans to have launched a total of 13 full-frame, E-mount lenses by next spring and aims to expand the FE line to 20 in 2016.The 16-35mm is due to start shipping in OctoberSony plans to have launched a total of 13 full-frame, E-mount lenses by next spring and aims to expand the FE line to 20 in 2016.
Nikon Europe has brushed aside the rise of the large-sensor compact system camera, dismissing them as no longer ‘compact’ in size. The firm insists this gives the Nikon 1, a system launched three years ago, an edge over its rivals.Nikon Europe has brushed aside the rise of the large-sensor compact system camera, dismissing them as no longer ‘compact’ in size. The firm insists this gives the Nikon 1, a system launched three years ago, an edge over its rivals.
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