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September 26, 2011

Military Surveillance Blimps Face Helium Shortages

The U.S. military is sending so many spy blimps to Afghanistan that industry “cannot keep up with the increased demand” for the containers that hold the gas.

September 19, 2011

ERS-2 Satellite’s 3.5 Billion-Kilometer Journey Ends

After a final thruster firing on Sept. 5 to deplete its remaining fuel, the European Space Agency’s venerable ERS-2 observation satellite has been safely taken out of service.

September 19, 2011

Fugro to Map France’s Gulf of Lion

Fugro has been awarded the contract to conduct an Airborne LiDAR Bathymetry survey of the Gulf of Lion in the northwest Mediterranean Sea.

September 19, 2011

Surprise! Spy Satellite Unveiled for One Day

With virtually no advance notice, the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar Hazy Center put a KH-9 "Hexagon" spy satellite on public display Sept. 17.

September 19, 2011

Colorado Firefighters Use DraganFlyer UAS

According to sources, it’s the first time the technology has been used this way in Mesa County, Colo., and possibly in the whole country.

September 19, 2011

GEOINT: Dealing with Massive Drone Data

Multitasking could lead to a mental meltdown on future battlefields where ever-fewer humans control a growing swarm of drones and robots.

September 19, 2011

Massive Minnesota Wildfire Largest Since 1918

With a smoke plume so large it was detected by Doppler radar, the 60,000-acre fire forced wilderness-area evacuations.

September 13, 2011

Better Image Tagging Improves Situational Awareness

The military’s imagery users are benefiting from commercial satellite technologies such as Google Earth and the movie industry’s need to file digital images so they can be accessed and reused.

September 13, 2011

Volcano Images from Around the World

Several volcano images collected by the GeoEye-1 satellite have been in the news recently. Here are a few more volcano images from the satellite.

September 13, 2011

Oklahoma to Unmanned Aircraft Makers: We Want You!

Gov. Mary Fallin has charged a panel of public and private experts with formulating an aggressive plan for the state’s unmanned aerial system development.

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