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Proba-1 view of the Great Pyramids

28 March 2018

A view looking north to south of Egypt's famous Giza Pyramid Complex, as seen by ESA's Proba-1 minisatellite on 6 January 2018.

The smaller Pyramid of Menkaure is seen to towards the centre of the image, with the larger Pyramid of Khafre down and left of it, with the Great Pyramid of Giza - the largest and oldest of the three - below and left of that.

Three smaller pyramids are adjacent to the Pyramid Menkaure. The Giza Plateau sits on the edge of Cairo, fringed by suburbs.

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It's all go in summer for Greenland's glaciers

13 July 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission has revealed that, on average, Greenland's glaciers are now flowing more slowly into the Arctic Ocean.

Sentinel-5P first data

While glacial flow may have slowed overall, in summer glaciers flow 25% faster than they do in the winter.