Can satellites combat wildfires? Inside the booming ‘space race’ to fight the flames

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Posted 2024-05-30, The Los Angeles Times 

As the threat of wildfire worsens in California and across the world, a growing number of federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and tech companies are racing to deploy new technology that will help combat flames from a whole new vantage point: outer space. New satellite missions backed by NASA, Google, SpaceX, the California… read full story

Photo: File – Flames from the Donnie Creek wildfire burn along a ridge top north of Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada.

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