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NASA Wants Your Cloud Photos to Help Verify Satellite Data

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NASA is looking for people who are willing to regularly snap and share photos of clouds. The space agency is turning to citizen scientists for a cloud observation project that will help validate the images captured by satellites in space. From now until April 15th, you can take part in ...

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RIP, Chuck Westfall: The Photo Industry Just Lost a Legend

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Chuck Westfall has died. A legend in the camera industry, Westfall was a photographer who served as a technical representative and advisor at Canon for decades. Nancy Winnings, Westfall’s sister, announced the news today in a Facebook post, sharing the above photo and writing: “This gentle man passed away today. ...

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Photography Contributes $10.2B to US Economy: Govt Report

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Ever wonder how much the arts and photography contribute towards the United States economy? Wonder no more. According to a newly-published government report, the arts contribute over $763 billion to the economy, and photography represents over $10 billion of that total. Those numbers come from new data released earlier this ...

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NASA Astronaut Brings 4-Year-Old Son to Spacesuit Photo Shoot

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When NASA astronaut Anne McClain had her official spacesuit photo shoot leading up to her trip to the International Space Station in November, she decided to do something unusual: McClain brought along her 4-year-old son for the session, and the resulting photos are adorable. Business Insider reports that her (since ...

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