Fighting Fires on the Front-lines (& ISS)

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay (France)

As 1,260 firefighters continue to battle fires on front lines; NASA's unmanned aircraft, ‘Ikhana’, analyzes & transmits overlay.

NASA Satellite Images of So. California Wildfires
11.17.08 - Images from NASA satellites give a wider perspective of the full extent and devastation of the wildfires raging in Southern California.

Applauding firefighters as "true action heroes," Arnie said:
"We have the most courageous, the toughest firefighters in the world."

A close look at brave crews fighting to contain the inferno!
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Fighting Wildfires Before They Start
Satellite maps and sophisticated... Watching Wildfires from Space.
Science@NASA article: NASA's Earth Probe.
Satellites Keep an Eye on Wildfires Around the World

Nations Around the World Mark 10th Anniversary of International Space Station
11.17.08 - Nations around the world will join together to mark a milestone in space exploration this week, celebrating the 10th birthday of a unique research laboratory, the International Space Station.

Today: a quick look at the crew, boarding the ISS:
Construction and Destruction...

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