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November 21, 2011

Take a Mobile Mapping Test Drive in Austria

At next week’s European LiDAR Mapping Forum in Salzburg, Austria, visitors will be able to test drive seven different mobile mapping vehicles to learn more about their capabilities.

November 14, 2011

Hurricane-Like Storm Batters Alaska

This Nov. 8, 2011, satellite image shows a rare, extremely powerful winter storm over the Bering Sea as it closed in on northwestern Alaska with hurricane-force winds, high seas and heavy snow.

November 14, 2011

GEOINT: Mobile Capabilities in High Demand

There’s growing demand by the U.S. defense and intelligence communities for ways to gain access to satellite imagery and other types of geospatial data through mobile devices.

November 14, 2011

Witness the Birth of an Iceberg

NASA IceBridge scientists were startled to discover a massive crack in Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier, marking the moment of creation for a new iceberg that will span 340 square miles when it breaks loose.

November 14, 2011

Home-Made Drone Counts Birds in Spain

A remote colony of birds kept flying away before anyone could count them, so a team of ecologists built a do-it-yourself aerial drone to spy on them from above.

November 14, 2011

Searching for Genghis Khan from Space

University of California San Diego researcher Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin is searching for the tomb of Genghis Khan with high-resolution satellite imagery from the GeoEye Foundation.

November 14, 2011

University Tests Firefighter Drone

A team of graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Cincinnati is testing a tiny new aerial system designed to fly above fires to calculate the scope of damage and the anticipated path the fire will take.

November 7, 2011

Montana Drone Aces Maiden Voyage

The Nov. 1 FAA-approved test flight of a home-grown unmanned aircraft system (UAS) underscores Montana’s desire for a piece of the coming multimillion-dollar commercial market.

November 7, 2011

Thailand World Heritage Site Under Water

A NASA EO-1 satellite image reveals that when the Chao Phraya River spilled its banks in October, Thailand’s historic city Ayutthaya wasn’t spared.

November 7, 2011

European Turmoil Threatens Earth Observation Budgets

Those responsible for setting and financing European space programs are trying to hash out space funding priorities against a backdrop of tremendous financial turmoil.