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March 5, 2014

European Space Imaging to Distribute Skybox Imaging Products and Services in Europe and North Africa

MUNICH, GERMANY, Feb. 26, 2014—European Space Imaging (EUSI) today announced their agreement with Emirates Space Imaging (ESI) to host a ground station and deliver products and services from the new Skybox Imaging (Skybox) SkySat constellation. ESI has given European Space Imaging the distribution rights for Europe, North Africa and CIS countries. EUSI’s parent company Space

March 5, 2014

Mississippi’s Geospatial Cluster Continues to Grow

Stennis Space Center, Miss., Feb. 27, 2014—The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to Mississippi's geospatial technology industry cluster. Ambit Prime, LLC Ambit Prime, LLC, headquartered in Jackson, MS, is an Information Technology (IT) company that provides data security services for enterprise use. Ambit Prime™ is

March 5, 2014

NOAA and Esri Agreement to Broaden Understanding of Environmental Change

Redlands, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014—The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently signed an enterprise license agreement with Esri, the world leader in GIS technology. The agreement enables NOAA to continue building its GIS platform while maintaining data quality in bathymetry, climate and weather data, navigational charting, fisheries protection, natural resource management, marine planning, and

March 5, 2014

Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 Wins Contract with Italian Navy

VIENNA, Feb. 11, 2014—The Italian Navy has selected the CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air System) to provide support for its fleet, making it the first European Navy that has S-100 in operational use. The CAMCOPTER® S-100 has already proven efficient to the Italian Navy as it was the first UAS ever to fly from an

March 5, 2014

Sentinel-1A Arrives at Launch Site in French Guiana

Cannes, France, Feb. 24, 2014—Sentinel-1A, the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite designed and built by Thales Alenia Space, arrived this morning at the Guiana Space Center, the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana. Sentinel-1A is the first satellite in Europe's vast Copernicus Earth Observation program (previously known as GMES), program of ESA in partnership with

March 5, 2014

USGIF Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Herndon, Va., Feb. 27, 2014—The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) recently marked the 10th anniversary of its incorporation. A decade ago, a small group of professionals collaborated to build a community of interest for the burgeoning geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) discipline. These supporters united industry, government, and academia to host a small event, which was more

March 5, 2014

NASA Assists California Agriculture

As more drought looms, satellites are providing California growers with valuable information.

March 5, 2014

ESA Space Debris Radar Detects First Objects

A prototype radar that will help Europe develop capabilities in space-debris surveillance is performing above expectations and showing its capability to detect objects in low orbits.

March 5, 2014

NASA, JAXA Measure Rain and Snow

Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory, a joint Earth-observing mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), launched Feb. 27, 2014.

March 5, 2014

Insurers Eye Unmanned Earth Observing Aircraft

Grant Goldsmith, the president of Overwatch, a provider of high-risk insurance for international contractors, says he has been approached by insurers interested in using drones for claims work.