The long-awaited launch of Amazonia-1 is a major test for Brazilian science
  • Science Magazine
  • Feb 27, 2021

Brazil's first homemade satellite will put an extra eye on dwindling Amazon forests - Science Magazine

A new Brazilian satellite would allow nearreal-time monitoring of Amazonian deforestation. AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd By Sofia MoutinhoFeb. 26, 2021 , 1:45 PM The fate of Brazils satellite programand t… [+5889 chars]

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  • Apr 21, 2021

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