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May 26, 2015

SpaceX Receives NASA’s Approval for Category 2 Missions

NASA recently approved SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket to launch Category 2 missions. The medium-risk missions are generally for satellite launches and cargo missions.

May 26, 2015

India Approves Budget for PSLV Rocket Launches

The Indian government approved $484 million to construct and launch 15 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rockets between 2017 and 2020. The aggressive schedule was made with the hope to secure more commercial launch service contracts.

May 26, 2015

Farmers Business Network Closes $15 Million Round of Funding

The San Francisco-based startup Farmers Business Network, which helps farmers make decisions with data and Earth imagery, recently closed a $15 million round of venture funding for a total of $28 million.

May 26, 2015

Folding Drone Inspired by Origami

A prototype drone, built by researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, uses folds inspired by origami. The tiny quadcopter drone could be released quickly in large numbers in a disaster zone to assess damage and contact survivors.

May 19, 2015

Reaching 1 Million Daily UAS Flights by 2020

The Consumer Electronics Association recently completed a research study on the use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology, predicting there will be 1 million flights per day in the United States by 2020 if the regulatory environment is sufficiently open.

May 19, 2015

Academy Award-Winning UAS Company Adds LiDAR

Paris-based Flying-Cam, an Academy Award-winning company that pioneered the use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology for cinematography, recently added 3D light detection and ranging (LiDAR) scanning to its offerings.

May 19, 2015

NASA and ISRO Team on Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellite

NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) are teaming up to build and launch a dual-frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite to observe natural processes and hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes and landslides.

May 19, 2015

NASA Predicts Coming Collapse of the Larsen B Ice Shelf

NASA scientists recently completed a study regarding the remaining section of Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf. The shelf partially collapsed in 2002, and the remaining portion has weakened and is likely to disintegrate completely by 2020.

May 12, 2015

Mississippi State to Lead FAA’s UAS Research Center

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) named Mississippi State University’s Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence to lead a new national center on research for unmanned aircraft systems (UASs). The National Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems is a cooperative effort with 13 other schools to research and develop drones as well as integrate them into the nation’s airspace.

May 12, 2015

High-Resolution Turkish Satellite Readies for Launch

Turkey’s GÖKTÜRK-1 high-resolution Earth observation satellite has been transferred to Turkish Aerospace Industries for environmental tests in preparation for launch, including vibration, acoustic, solar array, thermal vacuum, electromagnetic interference and other tests.

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