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June 1, 2015

UN Outer Space Office New Chair of International Working Group on Satellite Based Emergency Mapping

BONN/VIENNA, June 1, 2015 — The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) took up the annually rotating position of official Chair of the International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping (IWG-SEM) at the Group's meeting today in Bonn, Germany. The IWG-SEM is a voluntary group of organizations involved in satellite based emergency mapping which supports

June 1, 2015

Exelis, Korea Aerospace Research Institute Complete Review of New Satellite Imager that will Improve Weather Forecasting

​ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 1, 2015 — The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) has completed a multi-disciplinary design review of the Exelis-built (NYSE: XLS) Advanced Meteorological Imager (AMI) and determined the team is ready to begin final production. KARI’s review focused on the AMI and spacecraft interfaces and mission requirements. KARI awarded the contract to Exelis in

June 1, 2015

Exelis Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement by Department of Interior

BOULDER, Colo., June 1, 2015 — The Department of Interior (DOI) has awarded Exelis (NYSE: XLS) Visual Information Solutions (Exelis VIS) a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to acquire ENVI software and maintenance. The agreement provides value pricing to the DOI and affiliated agencies and offices, as well as pre-negotiated terms and conditions for purchasing the ENVI

June 1, 2015

Exelis Monitors Illinois Site for Carbon Dioxide Emissions

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 1, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) is monitoring a site in Illinois for possible carbon  dioxide (CO₂) emissions as part of a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy  seeking to improve greenhouse gas-monitoring technologies.  The project is administered through DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory. Exelis engineers installed

June 1, 2015

Canadian Government Awards BCIP Contract to CubeWerx for Imagery Services

Gatineau, May 29, 2015—CubeWerx announced today that it has received a Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) contract for deploying its new OpenImageMap Platform at the Department of National Defence (DND). Under this contract, CubeWerx innovations will be tested by DND for publishing and managing large volumes of satellite and aerial imagery in the Defense Wide Area

May 30, 2015

Harris Corporation Completes Acquisition of Exelis

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 29, 2015 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) today completed its previously announced acquisition of Exelis Inc. (NYSE:XLS). Each outstanding share of Exelis common stock converted into the right to receive $16.625 in cash and 0.1025 of a share of Harris common stock. Harris shareholders own 85 percent of the combined company and Exelis shareholders

May 29, 2015

NASA Awards $5 Million to UTEP to Develop Next Generation Rocket Engines

EL PASO, Texas, May 29, 2015 — The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has been awarded a $5 million grant from NASA to develop the next generation of rocket engines using liquid methane. The methane-based rocket technology would be used for in-space propulsion and ascent and descent engines for Mars and lunar landers.

May 29, 2015

New Mapping Agreement to Benefit United Kingdom and Ireland Location Data Users

May 29, 2015 — A new three party agreement between Ordnance Survey (GB), Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) and Land and Property Services (LPS) Northern Ireland is set to improve access and availability of mapping services for customers and government users operating across the UK and Ireland. The agreement will enable each of the national mapping organisations, for

May 28, 2015

NOAA: Below-normal Atlantic Hurricane Season is Likely this Year

May 27, 2015—NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy. For the hurricane season, which officially runs from June 1 - November 30, NOAA is predicting a 70 percent likelihood of 6 to 11 named storms (winds

May 28, 2015

DJI and Accel Launch SkyFund to Seed Innovation Across the UAV Ecosystem

SHENZHEN, China & PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2015—Global adoption of commercial, industrial and consumer unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) illustrates a tremendous opportunity for developers, entrepreneurs and businesses. To accelerate market innovation, growth and maturity, DJI and Accel today launched the SkyFund as the first-of-its-kind investment vehicle to stimulate the UAV developer ecosystem through access to capital, technology and resources.

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