Monthly Archives: February 2015
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David Early, principal at PlaceWorks, is a renowned expert on smart growth. For more than 25 years, he has worked with communities and helped numerous clients prepare successful grant applications to help fund long-range planning efforts. On behalf of V1 Media, Informed Infrastructure and GeoSpatial Stream, Todd Danielson interviewed Early at the Geodesign Summit 2015 in Redlands, Calif.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Report Card; a Center for Environmental Health map concerning lead-contaminated fuel near airports; industry news from Hexagon, Trimble, Viametris, Apple and Bentley Systems; a video concerning the 2015 ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index; and more.
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You've never seen space like this. This short film gives an inside look at how NASA Astronaut Don Pettit captures breathtaking images of Earth's most famous phenomena - aurora, star trails, city lights, and more - from the inside the International Space Station.
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Radar satellite missions can measure millimetre-scale changes in Earth’s surface following an earthquake. On 24 August 2014, an earthquake struck California’s Napa Valley. By processing two images from the Sentinel-1A radar satellite, which were acquired on 7 August and 31 August 2014 over this wine-producing region, an 'interferogram' was generated showing ground deformation.
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After a 10-year journey of some seven billion kilometres, the Rosetta mission is now heading towards its next major milestone – setting the lander Philae on a comet. On 12 November 2014, a lander is scheduled to touch down on a comet for the first time in the history of spaceflight. “We don’t know exactly what awaits us there,” says lander Project Manager Stephan Ulamec from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR).
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Safe Software is the maker of FME and a global leader in spatial data transformation technology. On behalf of V1 Media, Informed Infrastructure and GeoSpatial Stream, Todd Danielson interviewed Dave Campanas, software support specialist at Safe Software, at the Geodesign Summit 2015 in Redlands, Calif.
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Among the most fascinating projects in the exploration of the Universe is the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, launched in 2004 to investigate the comet 67P/Churyumov--Gerasimenko. For the first time, a spacec...
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David Rouse, Research Director for the American Planning Association (APA), oversees the Planning Advisory Service and the three National Centers for Planning (Green Communities, Hazards Planning, and Planning and Community Health). On behalf of V1 Media, Informed Infrastructure and GeoSpatial Stream, Todd Danielson interviewed Rouse at the Geodesign Summit 2015 in Redlands, Calif.
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This Earth Imaging-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the Rosetta Space Mission that landed on a comet; a new instrument on the International Space Station; a new UAS endurance record; DigitalGlobe's retiring of its QuickBird satellite after 13 years; industry news from Scene Sharp Technologies, Sokkia, NGA, BAE Systems and Google Earth Pro; new videos posted to GeoSpatial Stream; and more.
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Called the Airborne Launch Assist Space Access or ALASA program, it would be able to send satellites weighing 100 pounds or less into low-Earth orbit within 24 hours for less than $1 million per launch.