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Earlier this year, NASA and Cisco announced the launch of Planetary Skin, an ambitious global monitoring system of environmental conditions that uses a worldwide network of sensors to analyze, well, everything happening on the planet--i.e. space satellites tracking tidal flows, RFID tags tracing apples from farm to market, electric eyes counting road traffic. Now NASA and Cisco have formally announced the Planetary Skin Institute, the organization that will develop and prototype all the technolgy