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August 6, 2014

Surrey Satellite US Announces Second Orbital Test Bed Ride-Share Mission

ENGLEWOOD, COLO., July 30, 2014—Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) today announced plans for a second Orbital Test Bed (OTB-2) ride-share mission dedicated to carrying demonstration payloads, subsystems, and equipment into low-Earth orbit aboard a flight-proven satellite bus. Targeted for launch in the second quarter of 2016, OTB-2 will fly SST-US’s own experimental optical payload alongside third-party

August 6, 2014

Unmanned K-MAX Cargo Helicopter Team Returns from Deployment with U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan

OWEGO, N.Y., July 24, 2014—After lifting more than 4.5 million pounds of cargo and conducting thousands of delivery missions for the U.S. Marine Corps, the Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corporation K-MAX cargo unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has returned to the United States following a nearly three-year deployment in Afghanistan. In 2011,

August 5, 2014

Arianespace to Launch Sentinel-1B Observation Satellite

EVRY, France, July 17, 2014—The European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace announced today that they have signed a launch contract for the second radar satellite in the Sentinel-1 mission, Sentinel-1B, part of Copernicus, a joint European Union and European Space Agency (ESA) environmental monitoring program. The launch is scheduled on a Soyuz rocket in 2016

August 5, 2014

Esri and European Schoolnet Partner to Deliver Geographic Education Internationally

Redlands, Calif., July 21, 2014—School systems across Europe will soon have access to the world's leading online mapping software for delivering better geographic education to the classroom. Esri has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with European Schoolnet, an organization that works with multiple ministries of education to bring innovation to teaching and learning throughout

August 5, 2014

European Space Imaging Now Processes 40cm Imagery Products Locally for Customers in Europe and North Africa

Munich, Germany, July 23, 2014—European Space Imaging can now process 40 cm imagery from WorldView satellites at their local Direct Access Facility (DAF) based near Munich. Imagery at 40 cm is available from archive data or for new tasking orders from the WorldView constellation. “As the pixels are smaller, an image at 40 cm is

August 5, 2014

KBM Expands Aerial Mapping Services with Leica ALS70-CM Aerial Laser Scanner and Leica RCD30 Digital Camera

NORCROSS, Ga., July 17, 2014—Cities, counties and electric utilities in North Dakota, the Upper Midwest and throughout the US now have a new resource for cost-effective LiDAR data and high-point-density corridor mapping as a result of KBM, Inc.‘s recent purchase of a Leica ALS70-CM aerial laser scanner and RCD30 digital camera. KBM is the first

August 5, 2014

NM Group Acquires an Optech Orion C300 as Its Fourth Optech Lidar System

TORONTO, July 23, 2014—Optech is pleased to announce that NM Group has acquired their fourth airborne lidar system from Optech, a state-of-the-art Orion C300 that will greatly support the expansion of the company’s operations. Based in North America, Europe and Australasia, NM Group (formerly Network Mapping) provides high-quality surveying, asset management and engineering to a

August 5, 2014

OGC Announces New Geospatial User Feedback Standards Working Group

July 17, 2014—Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) have formed an OGC Geospatial User Feedback Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of this SWG will be to reach consensus on a standard way to encode users’ comments on the results those users obtain when querying spatial databases. This effort has the potential to improve

August 5, 2014

Headwall Selects SBG Systems’ Inertial Sensor for Full-Featured UAV-Based Remote Sensing Solution

Rueil-Malmaison, France, July 22, 2014—With the strong support of SBG Systems, Headwall offers a unique a fully integrated remote sensing solution, combining hyperspectral and LiDAR sensors on a small Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV). Headwall has selected the Ekinox-N INS/GPS because it offers the best combination of performance and features for the weight and price. Headwall

August 5, 2014

Woolpert to Provide Aerial Mapping for West Virginia

DAYTON, Ohio, July 21, 2014—Woolpert, a national geospatial, infrastructure management and design firm headquartered in Dayton, announced that it has been awarded a one-year contract with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways to provide on-call aerial photography and mapping services to support the design of roadway and bridge projects. The agreement, valued

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