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CubeSat to Test Miniaturized Weather Satellite

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Behind every weather forecast—from your local, five-day prediction to a late-breaking hurricane track update—are the satellites that make them possible.

China Launches Two BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellites

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China launched two BeiDou-3 satellites into space via a single carrier rocket to support its global navigation and positioning network at 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 5, 2017.

Global Mountain Explorer Video Tutorial

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This video contains a narrated introduction to the Global Mountain Explorer (GME), a web-based tool for visualizing and exploring three well known global mountain data layers.

The 2018 World Monuments Watch

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Every two years, the World Monuments Watch issues a call to action for treasured cultural sites around the globe. Since 1996, when the Watch was founded with support from American Express, it has recognized 790 sites that face daunting threats or present compelling conservation opportunities, and it has catalyzed over $240 million of investment in their protection and conservation. The 2018 Watch brings attention to 25 sites facing diverse threats.