Finding and Preserving Archaeological Sites

Satellites provide archaeologists a different way to monitor looting activities at ancient sites. Archaeology and overhead imagery have been intertwined since pilots, cameras, and aircraft came together before World War…

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Space-based Discovery of More Mayan Ruins

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…

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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…

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