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Dossier - Space and the environment

Satellites of all kinds are circling above our heads, keeping a watchful eye on the planet. They forewarn of potential natural disasters and, in time of crisis, can be rapidly programmed to provide crucial real-time data about the stricken areas – a life-saver for the relief effort. With their permanent, global perspective, satellite systems play an increasingly important role in the protection of the world’s environment and natural resources.

Satellites of all kinds are circling above our heads, keeping a watchful eye on the planet. They forewarn of potential natural disasters and, in time of crisis, can be rapidly programmed to provide crucial real-time data about the stricken areas – a life-saver for the relief effort.

With their permanent, global perspective, satellite systems play an increasingly important role in the protection of the world’s environment and natural resources.

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