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Artist rendering of the Proba-V satellite. Credit: ESA–P. Carril, 2012.

This Day in GIS: May 7 – Launch of Proba-V Satellite

Proba-V, the miniature satellite was launched on May 7, 2013 from French Guiana.  The “V” in the name stands for vegetation as Proba-V’s role is to capture imagery about the world’s vegetation to be used, for example, for day-by-day tracking of extreme weather, alerting authorities to crop failures, monitoring inland water […]