Satellites provide archaeologists a different way to monitor looting activities at ancient sites.
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Topic: 2012 - Perspective
Country: Belgium, Canada, Egypt, France, Japan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam
The value of space assets and applications for economic and social development is increasingly apparent to decision-makers in emerging space states. At the same time, more established space nations are seeking new commercial markets for their space industries’ services, technologies, and...
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Country: Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, European Multinational Efforts, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam
Remote sensing satellite data is also assisting archaeologists. In early 2008, archaeologists who teamed with NASA scientists over the past five years announced the discovery of five sprawling ancient Mayan sites in Guatemala consisting of hundreds of buildings.
Scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham used infrared satellite images to reveal more than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements in Egypt, including 17 lost pyramids, generating excitement among archeologists, tourists, and local governments interested in uncovering these...
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The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of individuals in well-paid cutting-edge technology jobs, and it relies on a pool of highly qualified workers to fill new jobs as they arise.