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Fraser
2005-Sep-10, 09:06 PM
SUMMARY: NASA has released detailed topographical data of Europe and Asia that was gathered by the space shuttle as part of the 10-day Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in February 2000 that mapped 80% of the Earth's surface. This data represents 40-percent of the data collected during the mission. North and South American data has already been made available, and the remainder should be completed by 2004. This precise 3-D mapping information is being used in many applications, including studying natural disasters, planning development, and aircraft navigation.

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