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Orbital Sidekick (OSK) has announced the upcoming launch of its newest and most powerful hyperspectral imaging satellite: “Aurora.” Aurora leverages OSK’s previous experience collecting and analyzing hyperspectral data to provide action-oriented insights on the world around us, with a core focus on sustainability. The Aurora satellite will serve OSK’s customers in the energy, mining, and defense …

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Researchers at Boston University are using high resolution aerial photography to investigate how important coastal ecosystems are responding to climate change. The study focused on an area of salt marsh in Massachusetts which saw an extreme storm event deposit more than 15 years’ worth of sediment onto the marshes. Using high resolution aerial photography from …

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The US Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) transferred Satellite Control Authority of the GPS III SV05 to the 2nd Space Operations Squadron at Schriever (2 SOPS) Air Force Base on June 28. Nicknamed Armstrong, the fifth GPS III satellite was launched into space on June 17.

GPS III SV05 received operational acceptance approval on June 29, making …

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Orolia has recently announced the launch of its Real-Time Performance capability which achieves an ultra-low latency of five milliseconds. The feature will be standard on all Skydel-powered GNSS simulators. Skydel is the software-defined simulation engine that powers Orolia’s advanced GNSS simulators including its BroadSim (available via Orolia Defense & Security) and GSG product lines.
​Skydel’s software-defined architecture, offering …

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Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division announced the release of Luciad 2021, a significant update to its platform for building advanced location intelligence and real-time, situational awareness applications. Luciad 2021 delivers enhanced performance, improved development capabilities and more dynamic web applications.

With Luciad 2021, defense, aviation, maritime and other organizations can develop more effective and reliable web …

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The Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) has announced Microsoft Corporation has become the Space ISAC’s newest founding member. The Space ISAC is the only space-dedicated ISAC with a mission to facilitate collaboration across the global space industry to enhance the nation’s ability to prepare for and respond to vulnerabilities, incidents, and threats; to disseminate timely and …

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RMSI, a global leader in geospatial and engineering solutions, has been awarded with a GIS application support and maintenance project for Scotia Gas Network (SGN), UK’s most innovative gas distribution network company. The engagement is in partnership with Enzen, as part of which RMSI will manage the Esri-based GIS Application requirements for SGN for a period of 5 years.
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Fugro has completed the first phase of a 2-year contract with Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (Atlantic Shores) to build and manage a centralized, cloud‑hosted Geo-data repository for the company’s lease development off the coast of New Jersey in the US. The web-based engagement platform was recently delivered and utilizes Fugro’s Gaia technology to provide Atlantic Shores …

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The UK Royal Navy has awarded a 12 month contract extension to Airbus covering the continued provision of satellite-based maritime surveillance services for the Joint Maritime Security Centre (JMSC).

The contract follows the successful completion of a proof of concept phase, and will ensure the continued monitoring of areas of interest in UK waters and ultimately protect UK sovereign borders …

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Juniper Systems is excited to announce the launch of its latest Cedar rugged tablet — the Cedar CT8X2. This next-generation tablet offers increased processing power, RAM, and storage, all running on the Android™ 10 operating system. The CT8X2 offers all this while retaining the same powerful GNSS functionality of the previous generation at the same affordable …