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December 18, 2012

Border Security to Focus on Small Earth Observation Drones

A Market Info Group report forecasts there will be a $3.5-billion global market for small unmanned aircraft systems during the next nine years for border security applications.

December 18, 2012

What Keeps Santa Safe?

How does Santa fly in and out of the world’s troubled hotspots without being detected by early warning and detection systems? Learn about his high-tech secrets!

December 12, 2012

NASA Releases Unprecedented Views of Earth at Night

A global composite of cloud-free night images from a new NASA-NOAA satellite shows the glow of natural and human-built phenomena across the planet in greater detail than ever before.

December 12, 2012

FAA Grants UAS License to North Dakota Sheriff

After training for more than 18 months, the Grand Forks County (N.D.) Sheriff’s Department Small Unmanned Aircraft Unit will send a Draganflyer X6 helicopter drone on public safety missions.

December 12, 2012

Coordinated Access to Space Data Gains Importance

The European Commission’s GMES Services rely on a wide range of mission-critical satellite data from more than 40 European and international space missions.

December 12, 2012

Inside the NRO: Too Many Secrets?

The National Reconnaissance Office reported that during polygraphs, it had 366 confessions ranging from crimes to inappropriate personal behavior in fiscal year 2011. However, local law enforcement agencies aren't always told so they can investigate.

December 5, 2012

Pléiades 1B Launch Successful

On Dec. 2, 2012, a Soyuz rocket catapulted the Pléiades 1B very high-resolution optical satellite into orbit, where it has joined its twin Pléiades 1A satellite.

December 5, 2012

Border Agency Expands Drone Fleet

A new sole-source contract that could approach a half-billion dollars offers the latest insight into the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s vision for its controversial drone program.

December 5, 2012

Definitive Satellite Evidence: Ice Sheet Melt on the Rise

After two decades of satellite observations, an international team of experts has produced the most accurate assessment to date of ice losses from Antarctica and Greenland.

December 5, 2012

NASA Expands Reach of Earth Observation Drone

NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems are bolstering the command and control satellite link capabilities on NASA’s Predator B drone.