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This remote-sensing themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses NASA's recently launched Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite as well as its upcoming ISS-RapidScat instrument; The Satellite Project created at New York University; UN Peacekeeping missions using unarmed UAVs; industry news from Fugro, exactEarth, SimActive and EOMAP; the upcoming Esri User Conference; the Climate Resilience App Challenge; and more.
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NASA is embracing small satellite designs, from tiny CubeSats to micro-satellites. These miniature marvels are providing many ways to collect science data and to demonstrate new technologies.
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast looks at predictions for 2014, the USGS National Map Corps, China's Gaofen-1 satellite, LiDAR "capturing" Billy the Elephant and more.
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Ascend XYZ in Denmark has developed a service to help airports to comply with airside safety regulations. The service uses satellites and aircraft combined with smart web-based software to record and monitor potential obstacles that encroach on restricted zones at airports and therefore pose a risk to flight safety. This project was supported within ESA's ARTES Applications programme.
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This video from NASA Earth Observatory shows the satellite and space-station view of various shorelines across the United States.
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The European Space Operations Centre, ESOC, in Darmstadt, Germany, has served as Europe’s gateway to space for half a century. In 2017, the centre is celebrating its 50th anniversary, highlighting a rich history of achievement in space.
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On July 14, 2017, a Russian Soyuz booster lifted off from Kazakhstan on a complex mission to deploy 73 satellites into three different orbits, including a Russian spacecraft to locate forest fires, 48 CubeSats for Planet’s global Earth observation fleet, and eight nanosatellites for Spire Global’s commercial weather network.
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This animation of NOAA's GOES East satellite imagery from Sept. 5 at 7:45 a.m. EDT (1145 UTC) to Sept. 8 ending at 7:45 a.m. EDT (1145 UTC) shows Category 4 Hurricane Irma approach the Bahamas, followed by Hurricane Jose approaching the Leeward Islands. Hurricane Katia continues to spin in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.
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With the launch of Initial Services, Galileo will help search and rescue operators respond to distress signals faster and more effectively while also lowering their own exposure to risk.
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The Roll-Out Solar Array (ROSA) was deployed from the end of the Canadarm2 robotic arm Sunday, June 18 outside the International Space Station.