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University of California - Berkeley

FUEGO Fire-Detection Satellite

Caption: This is an artist's concept of the FUEGO satellite, which would snap digital photos of the Western US every few seconds in search of hot spots that could be newly ignited fires.

Credit: R. E. Lafever, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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