Spot 5 observes the Indus burst its banks under Attock’s bridges
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Space in daily life
Satellite image of the LAAD Defence and Security international exhibition in Rio de Janeiro available at: ftp://ftp.astrium-geo.com/BrazilStadiums/LAAD_RIO_Center/ • The very high-resolution image taken by the Pléiades 1A satellite made…
Access to space
On 4 October, a reservoir burst its banks at an aluminium plant in Ajka, Hungary, releasing a flood of some 1.1 million cubic metres of toxic residues. Kolontar, the village nearest the reservoir, was immediately engulfed by a torrent of red sludge.