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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...

2014-02-07 00:20:14

Indian airspace equipped with the most advanced GPS technology for civil aviation NEW DEHLI, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system jointly developed by Airports Authority of India, the Indian Space Research Organization and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has achieved certification level Required Navigation Performance (RNP) 0.1. Civil aircraft in Indian airspace will now have access to more precision navigation data than ever before. The GAGAN...

Lunar Impact Crater Has A Diverse Subsurface Mineralogy
2013-12-10 05:53:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The presence of a diverse group of minerals in the largest lunar impact crater could help scientists gain new insight into the Moon’s interior, as well as the evolution of its crust and mantle, claims new research appearing online in Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. Dan Moriarty, a graduate student from Brown University, and his colleagues analyzed data collected from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument aboard India's...

Mars Orbiter Launched By India Leaves Earth's Orbit, Now Bound For Mars
2013-12-01 06:10:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) left Earth’s orbit early Sunday morning, officially beginning its 300 day, 485 million mile trek to the Red Planet, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has confirmed. MOM, which is also known as Mangalyaan, fired its main engine for over 20 minutes in order to achieve the velocity required to leave Earth’s orbit, according to BBC News reports. It is currently scheduled to arrive...

India's Flagship Martian Orbiter Has A Minor Hiccup Over Earth
2013-11-11 13:26:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online India’s landmark mission to mars, which was launched just under a week ago, has hit a minor speed bump while in orbit over Earth. The country’s Mars Orbiter Mission, otherwise known as Mangalyaan or MOM, encountered a problem with a liquid fuel thruster, causing the probe to miss an intended higher orbital trajectory. India maintains that this minor issue is just that and will not set the country back in its attempt to be only...

Fourth Launch Of 2013 For Arian 5
2013-08-30 10:03:48

[ Watch The Video - Liftoff of Ariane 5 with EUTELSAT 25B/Es’hail 1 and GSAT-7 ] ESA This evening, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two communications satellites, Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 and GSAT-7, into their planned geostationary transfer orbits. Liftoff of flight VA215 occurred at 20:30 GMT (22:30 CET; 17:30 French Guiana) at the opening of the launch window. The target injection orbit had a perigee altitude...

2013-04-08 12:20:31

TASC team to demonstrate its Global Situational Awareness Toolkit at National Space Symposium April 8 to 11 CHANTILLY, Va., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Governmental and commercial entities, both domestic and foreign, are increasingly populating space with satellites, rockets, space stations and other objects. As space vehicles and debris become more prevalent in the sphere around the earth, TASC's Global Situational Awareness Toolkit - GSAT - offers adaptable analyses, as well as...

Copernicus crater
2013-04-03 04:40:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Large impacts on the Moon produce unimaginable amounts of energy; however, they may not wipe the mineralogical slate clean. New research, led by Brown University geoscientists, has discovered a rock body with a distinct mineralogy snaking 18 miles across the floor of Copernicus crater — a 60-mile-wide feature on the Moon's near side. Mineralogical signatures of rock present before the impact that created the crater appear to...

2013-02-25 16:20:54

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or "the Company") (TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that the Sapphire satellite developed by MDA for Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) has been launched into its proper orbit, and communication with the satellite has been established. The satellite was launched out of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India on February 25, 2013 at...

Rocket Launch For Indian Space Research Organization On Monday
2013-02-25 04:43:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The first Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launch of 2013 — and the organization´s 101st such mission overall — is scheduled to take place Monday morning, as a four-stage rocket will carry a payload of seven satellites into space, according to various media reports. On Sunday evening, an unidentified ISRO official told the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) the countdown was progressing smoothly and on...