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April 9, 2014

USGIF CEO Discusses Flight 370 on CNN

Herndon, Va., April 3, 2014—In the last week, USGIF CEO Keith Masback has appeared on CNN five times to discuss GEOINT's role in locating missing Malaysia Arlines Flight 370. Masback first appeared March 24 on CNN's The Lead after investigators concluded via satellite data that the flight had gone down in the southern Indian Ocean.

April 9, 2014

DMCii Helps Dutch Company eLEAF Provide Crop Information to African Farmers

Guildford, United Kingdom, April 4, 2014—eLEAF, a Netherlands-based high-tech company that supplies reliable, quantitative data on water and vegetation in order to support sustainable water use, increase food production, and protect environmental systems have recently called upon DMCii satellite imagery to provide satellite images of four pilot areas located in West- Noubaria (Egypt) Arata Chufa

April 9, 2014

Earth Observation Competition Searching for Outstanding Application Ideas

Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, April 3, 2014—Today marks the launch of Sentinel-1A, the first dedicated satellite in the European Earth observation programme Copernicus. The data it emits from space will open doors to countless potential applications along the entire value chain. To support this new era, the Copernicus Masters competition will give recognition to outstanding ideas, applications,

April 9, 2014

European Space Imaging Partners with Skybox Imaging to Offer New Challenge for the Copernicus Masters


Munich, Germany, April 3, 2014—European Space Imaging has a new partner to support their High-Res Challenge which is now called “European Space Imaging & Skybox Imaging High-Res Challenge” and is open worldwide to participants. Their new partner, Skybox Imaging, located in Mountain View, California, is the new kid on the block in the satellite business.

April 9, 2014

NASA Selects Orbital’s Pegasus Rocket to Launch 8 CYGNSS Science Satellites

DULLES, Va.—Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world’s leading space technology companies, today announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded the company a contract to launch the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) multi-satellite mission aboard a Pegasus XL rocket carried aloft by Orbital’s “Stargazer” L-1011 aircraft. The CYGNSS

April 9, 2014

RIEGL Opens New Sales Office in China

Horn, Austria, April 2, 2014—RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems proudly announces the opening of its new sales office in Beijing, China. RIEGL laser scanners have been sold successfully for several years in China through its distribution partners, Five Star Electronics and Red China Geosystems, both located in Beijing. To support the growing demand for RIEGL products

April 9, 2014

UltraCam Eagle Purchased by TopGis in Czech Republic

Graz, Austria, April 3, 2014—TopGis, Ltd., has contracted to purchase an UltraCam Eagle digital aerial photogrammetric camera system with an 80mm lens from Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary. The primary focus of TopGis is photogrammetric aerial surveys and data processing. TopGis will use the UltraCam Eagle to serve clients in the public and private

April 9, 2014

Europe Lofts First Copernicus Environmental Satellite

The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to routinely access key environmental data took a major step forward with the launch of the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite on April 3, 2014.

April 9, 2014

Keeping Satellite Sensors Honest

Satellite sensors start collecting data soon after launch, but it takes time—and work on the ground—to ensure those observations are accurate and meaningful.

April 9, 2014

New Pacific Island Consumes Its Neighbor

In November 2013, a western Pacific Ocean seafloor volcano formed a new island 500 meters from existing Nishino-shima Island; four months later, they have combined to form one island.

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