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2011-06-22 00:00:35

FluxData FD-1665 Multispectral Camera part of the International Space Station Camera (ISSAC) Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 A multispectral imager built by FluxData, Inc., a leading manufacturer of multispectral systems, has successfully captured its first high-resolution image from space. The western coastal region of Florida was imaged on June 10, 2011 from 250 miles above the earth by the International Space Station Agricultural Camera (ISSAC). The imaging sensor assembly of ISSAC...

2011-01-25 00:02:22

Innovative multispectral camera technology for aerospace, defense, surveillance, industrial, medical and scientific markets. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 A multispectral imager built by FluxData, Inc., a leading manufacturer of multispectral systems, was launched into space aboard the Japanese HTV-2 mission, heading to the International Space Station (ISS), on January 22, 2011. In the upcoming months after arrival, the FluxData imager, a key component of the International Space...

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2011-01-22 09:12:56

A test photo of British Columbia's snow-capped west coast mountains is the first official image taken from the International Space Station's new Window Observational Research Facility, or WORF. The image was taken to test the functionality of the control computer and camera associated with EarthKAM, an educational outreach project that allows Earth bound middle school students to take pictures of our home planet from the unique perspective of the space station, 220 miles above the Earth's...

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2009-04-21 09:44:30

Mike Barratt, Expedition 19 flight engineer aboard the International Space Station, set up and activated a new camera Monday that will provide timely images that farmers, ranchers and foresters can use to better manage their crops and livestock. The Agricultural Camera (AgCam) will take visible light and infrared images of the Earth below, principally of growing crops, rangeland, grasslands, forests, and wetlands in the northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States....

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2008-11-16 10:35:00

Among the 32,000 pounds of cargo in NASA's space shuttle Endeavour, which launched Friday, there is a camera that will help U.S. farmers and provide unique educational opportunities for students. Students and faculty at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, built the Agricultural Camera, known as AgCam, that will be delivered and installed on the International Space Station. The students will operate the camera from their campus and work closely with NASA engineers and station...


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