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Satellites Keep Aircraft Away From Volcanic Cloud

April 16th, 2010 04:18 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

coondoggie writes “There are a range of satellites from a host of different nations that are pumping out images and data on the Icelandic volcano currently wreaking havoc on commercial airline traffic and aviation in general. The four major satellites that are providing key information on the European Space Agency today noted four major satellites that are monitoring the volcano that erupted this week under Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoekull glacier. They include NASA’s Aqua and Aura as well as the European Space Agency’s Envisat and MetOp spacecraft. Other satellites such as NASA’s Terra and NOAA’s GOES satellite also provide images.”

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