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February 12, 2013

DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 Satellite on Track for Mid-2014 Launch

LONGMONT, Colo., Feb. 4, 2013—DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) ("DigitalGlobe") today announced that its previously planned satellite construction program related to its third WorldView-class satellite remains on track. DigitalGlobe can now confirm that it plans to complete WorldView-3 on its original schedule to be ready for launch in mid-2014 in order to meet the requirements of

February 12, 2013

Statewide GIS License from Esri Supports Maryland’s STEM Goals

Redlands, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013—The State of Maryland has signed a statewide software license agreement with Esri to make geographic information system (GIS) technology available for all K‑12 classrooms and formal after-school programs. This agreement marks another step for the state as it expands its efforts to develop science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-proficient students

February 12, 2013

Kisik Aerial Survey First to Purchase UltraCam Eagle in Canada

Graz, Austria, Feb. 5, 2013—Kîsik Aerial Survey Inc. has contracted with Vexcel Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary—Vexcel Imaging, GmbH—to purchase an UltraCam Eagle digital aerial camera system. Kîsik started in 2009 and has successfully built its aerial data acquisition business operating an UltraCamX. “It was a natural decision to increase our capacity with the

February 12, 2013

MAPPS Endorses U.S. Geological Survey’s 3D Elevation Program (3DEP)

Reston, Va., Feb. 7, 2013—MAPPS (www.mapps.org), the national association of private sector geospatial firms, has formerly endorsed the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) developed by the US Geological Survey (USGS). "USGS should be applauded for its diligence developing the 3DEP program, identifying stakeholders in the public and private sector, and coordinating with Federal, state and local

February 12, 2013

Merrick Offers More Services for the USDA-NRCS

Aurora, Colo., Feb. 7, 2013–Merrick & Company’s  (www.merrick.com) geospatial solutions group is currently providing high-resolution digital elevation data from LiDAR, covering approximately 8,408 square miles of various locations throughout Nebraska.  Work is being done under a contract with Gustin, Cothern & Tucker, Inc. (Niceville, FL), who is the prime consultant, and ultimately the U.S. Department of

February 12, 2013

Optech Aerial Cameras to Be Delivered to Kenyan Survey Department

Toronto, Feb. 11, 2013—Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and camera survey instruments, is pleased to announce that its local agent, Citimax Technologies Ltd, has won a Kenyan government public tender to supply a state-of-the-art digital aerial camera system and compatible photogrammetric ground system. The fully equipped aerial

February 5, 2013

Geoscience Australia Deploys Altus High-Precision GNSS Surveying Instruments

Torrance, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013—Geoscience Australia has taken delivery of six APS-3G high-precision satellite surveying instruments from U.S. manufacturer Altus Positioning Systems. The Altus APS-3G GNSS RTK receivers are being used primarily for rapid-response surveying operations in the event of natural disasters such as earthquakes and floods, as well as daily surveying applications. The equipment

February 5, 2013

MAPPS Donates to Local Miami-Dade Community During Winter Conference

Sunny Isles, Fla., Jan. 29, 2013—How many geospatial professionals does it take to build a bicycle? That question was answered thirteen different ways today at the Trump International Resort in Sunny Isles, FL as members of a national trade association participated in a charity bike build. Although more than 120 people competed in teams, the

February 5, 2013

Nominations Sought for URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame

Des Plaines, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013—The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. URISA established the GIS Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. URISA Hall of Fame inductees are individuals or organizations whose pioneering work has moved

February 5, 2013

Astrium Wins ESA Contracts to Design
 Ariane 6 and Continue Ariane 5 ME Development

Paris, Jan. 30, 2013—The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, €108 million worth of prime contractor agreements covering the development of the Ariane 6 and Ariane 5 ME launchers. The contracts follow on from the decisions reached at the ESA Ministerial Council meeting in Naples on 20-21 November 2012.

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