Victoria Bryan

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Europe joins observation satellite race

/ Apr 12, 2014

Europe joins observation satellite race

Europe on April 3 launched the first satellite of its multibillion-dollar Copernicus Earth observation project that will supply valuable images in the event of natural disasters or even a plane crash.The Sentinel-1a satellite, which blasted off into Earth’s orbit from Europe’s spaceport in French ...

Feb 10, 2011

National sport on its knees

The Japan Sumo Association, rocked by a match-rigging scandal, has decided to cancel Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, which would have started March 13 in Osaka. This is the first time that a grand sumo tournament known as hon-basho has been canceled since the summer ...