1 day ago · A visual example of a 24-satellite GPS constellation in motion with the Earth rotating. Notice how the number of satellites in view from a given point on the Earth's surface changes with time. The point in this example is in Golden, Colorado, USA ( 39°44′49″N 105°12′39″W / 39.7469°N 105.2108°W / 39.7469; -105.
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2 days ago · This is a list of government agencies engaged in activities related to outer space and space exploration . As of 2018, 72 different government space agencies are in existence; 14 of those have launch capability. Six government space agencies—the China National Space Administration (CNSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), the Indian Space ...
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4 days ago · The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration flag, flown as a distinguishing mark by all commissioned NOAA ships. The NOAA flag is a modification of the flag of one of its predecessor organizations, the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. The Coast and Geodetic Survey's flag, authorized in 1899 and in use until 1970, was blue, with ...
5 days ago · Mauna Loa (4,169 m or 13,678 ft) is the largest mountain on Earth in terms of base area (about 2,000 sq mi or 5,200 km 2) and volume (about 10,000 cu mi or 42,000 km 3 ), although, due to the intergrade of lava from Kilauea, Hualalai and Mauna Kea, the volume can only be estimated based on surface area and height of the edifice.