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2014-02-25 23:03:46

DAT/EM Systems International introduces the capabilityto process high‐resolution CartoSat‐1 satellite imagery in its flagship digital photogrammetricworkstation, Summit Evolution. Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Anchorage, Alaska, USA. February 25, 2014 – DAT/EM Systems International introduces the capability to process high‐resolution CartoSat‐1 satellite imagery in its flagship digital photogrammetric workstation, Summit Evolution. Designed for...

2010-07-12 13:05:00

Norway launched a spacecraft on Monday with the intention to help monitor shipping in its territorial waters. The AISSat-1 satellite will track ships over 300 gross tons by picking up signals from their Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponders. AIS is used principally for collision-avoidance, and the authorities use it to keep watch on cargo, passenger and fisheries activity. The small satellite will enable Norway to see what is happening over the area. "Norway has the largest...

2008-06-20 09:00:36

Text of report by Y. Mallikarjun headlined "Decision on Chandrayaan-I launch date in a month" published by Indian newspaper The Hindu website on 20 June Hyderabad: The exact date for Chandrayaan-I [India's first lunar mission] launch will be decided in a month although 19 September has been tentatively fixed as the "earliest opportunity," Indian Space Research Organization [ISRO] chairman G. Madhavan Nair said here on Thursday [19 June]. Dr Nair was talking to journalists after delivering...

2008-04-28 16:41:38

BANGALORE, India -- The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) placed two domestic and eight foreign satellites in orbit Monday in what the agency said was the most complex mission launched as yet by its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The mission took place from ISRO's second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on the east coast of southern India. The rocket flew without its usual six strap-on boosters carrying ISRO's Cartosat-2A and Indian Mini...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'