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Space company Open Cosmos has announced that it has been selected to design, manufacture and commission the Alisio-1 satellite.

The ALISIO-1 project (Advanced Land-Imaging Satellite for Infrared Observations), financed with funds from the recovery and resilience mechanism of the European Union – NextGenerationEU, will be executed in 13 months, and includes the design, manufacture, testing and integration of …

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Department 13 has unveiled its first Remote Operations Centre (ROC) to support the increased demand for Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) drone operations across a range of industry sectors throughout Australia.

The ROC is capable of operating a range of drone platforms, with success recently illustrated by its state-of-theart Nightingale Security Blackbird, one of the highest …

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The UP42 geospatial developer platform is now offering very high-resolution, high-frequency imagery captured by balloons flying in the Earth’s stratosphere. The zero-emission “Swifty” balloon fleet is operated by Near Space Labs, based in New York and Barcelona, to acquire detailed imagery that is more environmentally friendly and more affordable than traditional aircraft and satellite data.

In commercial operations to …

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A world-first cloud-free imagery service that could revolutionise the way satellites are used in precision agriculture has today been announced by UK technology companies Origin Digital and Aspia Space.

The new ‘ClearSky’ service, launching imminently in the UK, feeds radar data into a deep neural network to derive the view of a field that a satellite would see if …

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Altitude Angel has today announced the world’s most revered geospatial experts Ordnance Survey, are to incorporate Altitude Angel’s market leading aeronautical data to its in-house survey planning platform.
Mapping Britain since 1791, Ordnance Survey (OS) are the benchmark in the collection and presentation of mapping and geospatial data, recording and maintaining over 500 million geospatial features …

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Autoliv, Inc. has announced its intent to collaborate with Polestar in its industry-leading initiative Polestar 0. The goal is to develop a truly climate-neutral car by 2030.
The “Polestar 0” project unites companies across the automotive supply chain to leverage innovation and collaboration to address the climate crisis and change the view of how to manufacture cars …

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Fugro’s SEAWATCH® Wind Lidar Buoy has achieved the highest commercial maturity rating, Stage 3, in accordance with the Carbon Trust Roadmap for the Commercial Acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. Fugro’s floating LiDAR system is the first in the world to gain this Stage 3 rating, which certifies the SEAWATCH Wind Lidar Buoy as a primary …

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US-based company with the presence in Oman, UVL Robotics, launched the first in the Middle East service of day-to-day parcels delivery based on drones. The payload of flying couriers is 6.6 pounds. Delivery drones are able to cover a distance of more than 25 miles. Previously, the UVL Robotics team obtained all official permits from the Civil Aviation …

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Orca Systems, a fabless semiconductor company delivering groundbreaking digital RF technology, today announced its first wireless system-on-chip (SoC) solution for the satellite Internet of Things (IoT), the ORC3990. The company, which focuses on cost-effective, low-power wireless solutions for IoT applications, designed and developed the fully integrated ORC3990 SoC to meet the demands of satellite IoT …

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The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, has contracted mission integrator NanoAvionics to build a nanosatellite bus for UNSW’s satellite innovation laboratory. As part of the collaboration, NanoAvionics will deliver a 6U nanosatellite bus fully assembled and tested on a functional level, ready for its research and educational purposes. Payload integration for laboratory testing, …