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Researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) have come up with a novel idea for augmenting weather satellite coverage. SSEC has its own weather satellite in orbit, the Suomi NPP, and works in conjunction with NASA to use data from the agency's Terra and Aqua satellites. …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Yo Mama

    Yo Mama so fat, she show up on Suomi pictures!

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  3. James 51

    Nice bit of crowd sourcing there.

  4. oldhand


    Don't you mean Cloud sourcing?

    1. James 51

      I see what you did there, very droll.

  5. Evan Essence
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    Citizen Science FTW

    Compare and contrast this use of the Internet with that other story about the whining ad man.

  6. squigbobble

    Suomi NPP

    Finnish satellite?

    (Suomi is Finnish for Finland, for all the people with cartoon question marks hovering over their heads).

  7. Martin Budden Silver badge

    "He's now seeking funding to get an Android version of SatCam out to widen the pool of potential pictures."

    Why didn't he just develop it once in one of those cross-platform suites which then publishes to multiple platforms???

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