Sunday, 6 August 2017

Satellite Launched by Israel to monitor Climate change and Vegetation

Two satellites are launched by Israel including one dedicated to monitoring the effects of climate change on vegetation were successfully launched into orbit.

The Vegetation and Environment monitoring on a New Micro Satellite or Venus is a joint effort between Frances National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) and Israels space agency.
They were launched from Korou, in French Guiana, at 10:56 PM (local time).
Venus will photograph 110 specific sites across the world every two days for twoandahalf years, charting the impact of climate change on ecosystems and agriculture as well as studying carbon stocks and plant evolution. 

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