May 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey EROS Center in Sioux Falls will officially take over the Landsat 8 satellite mission from NASA on Thursday. Continue Reading
February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic
GARRETSON (AP) Local dignitaries joined space enthusiasts Monday to watch the launch of an Earth-observing satellite whose images will be bounced back to a South Dakota laboratory where scientists study the planet’s changing landscape.
February 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) A rocket carrying an Earth-observing satellite launched Monday from a seaside military base to continue a mission to document changes to the planet’s natural resources.
January 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
DULUTH, Minn. With 2012 under our belt, we can look forward to what the new year will bring. It’s a big, wild sky up above us, and here’s a month-by-month listing of some of the astronomical highlights.
October 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON European astronomers say that just outside our solar system they’ve found a planet that’s the closest you can get to Earth in location and size. Continue Reading
September 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS A fleet of picture-snapping NASA satellites that for 40 years has documented forest fires, tsunamis and everyday changes in the Earth’s geography will soon get a new member.