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ERS Spacecraft before launch Image 1:
Respectively launched in 1991 and 1995, the ERS-1 and ERS-2 satellites for Earth observation are still in orbit. Many findings related to the Earth's environment have been made. Scientists are continuing to develop applications for the steady stream of data.

Image Credit: ESA
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Aura Launch Image 2:
This view of Little Nicobar Island is part of a multitemporal composite of an ERS-1 SAR radar image acquired 21 December 1992 and ERS-2 image acquired 12 January 2005. The image is used to highlight the massive damage done to the west coasts of the Nicobar Islands during the December 2004 tsunami disaster, seen here in red.

Image Credit: ESA
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