Latest P91-1 ARGOS Stories

2011-06-23 08:00:22

Data products from the Special Sensor Ultraviolet Limb Imager (SSULI) developed by the NRL Spacecraft Engineering Department and Space Science Division were officially transitioned for use in operational systems at the Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA) on June 9, 2011. After extensive validation of the SSULI sensor software and derived atmospheric specification, the Air Force Weather Agency received a formal letter from the Defense Weather Systems Directorate (DWSD) at the Air Force Space and...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

Luxury yacht series set for expansion PALM BEACH, FL, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Tricon Marine has signed a contract to build a new custom Argos Gulfstream 70 (G70) for a private European buyer. The G70 is the latest addition to Tricon's innovative, limited-edition Argos series. At a length of 70 feet (21.3 meters), the ruggedly stylish pilothouse yacht will be built at Tricon's state-of-the-art shipyard, with launch scheduled for late 2011. The new sale heralds the expansion of Tricon's Argos...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

Argos G92 is first China-built yacht to be named as finalist in prestigious Cannes competition PALM BEACH, FL, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ - Tricon Marine is pleased to announce that its Argos Gulfstream 92 (G92) has been chosen alongside the Ferretti Custom Line 124 and Sunseeker 130 Predator as a finalist in the "Flybridge over 24 meters - Innovation" category for the "World YACHTS Trophies". Tricon's Argos G92 has the distinction of being the first China-built yacht to reach the "World YACHTS...

2010-02-05 08:00:00

- High-resolution photos available upon request - PALM BEACH, FL, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Twenty-six cheerleaders representing the AFC and the NFC in the Pro Bowl toured Miami's glamorous waterways aboard the luxurious 92-foot Argos Gulfstream yacht ("Argos G92") in the days before Sunday's big game. The cheerleaders and their friends soaked in views of the city and explored the floating mansion as more than 50 guests gathered under sunny skies, hosted by international yacht builder Tricon...

2009-12-02 14:25:00

The Special Sensor Ultraviolet Limb Imager (SSULI) developed by NRL's Spacecraft Engineering Department and Space Science Division, launched October 18, 2009 on the U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F18 (flight 18) satellite, observed first light on December 1, 2009. In a sample airglow profile the spectral emission features in the data are clean and show no anomalies. "The SSULI team is very excited to continue with early orbit testing and begin the calibration...

2009-11-03 14:23:26

Launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., aboard an United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle, Oct. 18, 2009, the Special Sensor Ultraviolet Limb Imager (SSULI) developed by NRL's Space Science Division and Spacecraft Engineering Department offers a first of its kind technique for remote sensing of the ionosphere and thermosphere from space. Flying on-orbit the U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F18 (flight 18) satellite, SSULI's characterization of the...

2009-07-30 10:07:23

Cinelatino has announced it has entered into a partnership with Mexico's Argos Comunicacion to produce original television movies exclusively for Cinelatino. Cinelatino is a popular Spanish-language movie channel in the United States. Argos Comunicacion is a successful Mexican independent production company. Argos has a track record for producing the highest-quality feature films and television product and we are confident these movies will deliver the great quality and entertainment value...

2008-12-17 12:46:46

The U.S. space agency says it has discovered the boundary between the Earth's upper atmosphere and space has moved to extraordinarily low altitudes. The finding was determined by National Aeronautics and Space Administration instruments aboard an Air Force satellite launched in April. The instruments, including ion and neutral sensors, make measurements of the variations in neutral and ion densities and drifts that can result in disruptions of navigation and communication signals. But the...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'