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Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

FAA Approves UAS Exemptions for Surveying and Monitoring

On Dec. 10, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration expanded the commercial use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology to four more companies, including its use for surveying, construction site monitoring and oil rig flare stack inspections. The previous exemptions were granted for video capture by television and film companies.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Washington Landslide Commission Looks to LiDAR

The state of Washington created the SR 530 Landslide Commission in response to the deadly Oso landslide that occurred in March 2014. The commission recently released its report to help guide policy and improve planning and response with greater awareness of conditions.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

CryoSat Delivers Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness Data

CryoSat recently delivered its annual map of sea-ice thickness data for the Arctic. The measurements, made between October and November 2014, show a small drop in volume compared with last year.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Falcon Eye Satellites Set to Serve UAE Armed Forces

Airbus Defence and Space, Thales Alenia Space and partners will build two Falcon Eye satellites for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces. The satellites will be delivered with a ground system to manage, receive and process imagery from the satellites.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Nearmap Enters U.S. Market

Nearmap, an Australian provider of high-resolution aerial imagery that was founded by geospatial pioneer Stuart Nixon, recently entered the U.S. market. The company has been collecting imagery for 70 metropolitan areas across the country for the past two months and intends to continue these collections at regular intervals.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

University of Maryland Opens Drone Test Site

The University of Maryland’s drone test facility is open for business. The Federal Aviation Administration approved the university’s efforts to trial and test unmanned aircraft systems to ensure their safe integration into U.S. airspace amid growing interest and demand.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

NASA’s 2014 Unmanned Hurricane Mission Investigated Four Storms

NASA’s Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel mission investigated four tropical cyclones in the 2014 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Airbus Sells Spot 7 Satellite to Azerbaijan

Airbus Defence and Space recently agreed to sell its newly operational Spot 7 medium-resolution optical Earth observation satellite to Azerbaijan’s Azercosmos space agency.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

NASA Tackles Climate Questions with Five New Airborne Field Campaigns

NASA will launch five new airborne field campaigns in 2015 that will investigate different aspects of Earth systems and their influence on climate change.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Mobile Remote Sensing Van Measures Airborne Emissions

The U.K.’s National Physical Laboratory recently enhanced its ability to measure and map airborne emissions by putting a sophisticated differential absorption lidar instrument on a mobile truck.

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