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UrtheCast To Provide Live Streaming Footage Of The Earth Via The ISS
2013-03-30 07:18:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One company is planning to launch the world's first high definition streaming video platform aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to get a great glimpse of planet Earth from space. UrtheCast (pronounced Earth Cast) will be launching two high definition cameras to be installed on the Russian module of the orbiting laboratory. These cameras will be streaming video of Earth back to ground stations, which will be available for...

2013-03-28 16:26:49

Esri Forestry GIS Conference Keynote: Forest Census Data and GIS Together Create Tremendous Value REDLANDS, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Guldin, PhD, acting associate deputy chief for Research & Development of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, will be the featured keynote speaker at the Esri Forestry GIS Conference, to be held May 14-16, 2013. In the address, titled "Creating Value from America's Forest Census," Guldin will explain the...

2013-03-27 12:31:13

New visual identity unites all 3-GIS services and products DECATUR, Ala., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 3-GIS will roll out a new visual identity, including an updated logo, over the next few weeks. It is the first significant visual identity change in 3-GIS' history and follows the development and implementation of a master-brand strategy earlier in 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130327/CG84312) "Our new visual identity allows us to better reflect our...

2013-03-26 16:31:12

Claims Adjusters Can View Maps with Real-Time Weather Information on Mobile Devices REDLANDS, Calif., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Esri announces that the Catastrophe Services Department of the Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB) has released a mobile version of PLRB Map, a mapping service that provides real-time severe occurrence data and information to members of PLRB, an association of 900 property and casualty insurance companies. Esri Gold Tier partner GeoDecisions...

2013-03-25 16:27:07

Grants Help 4-H Clubs Expand Science, Engineering, and Technology Activities REDLANDS, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri has awarded grants to 4-H groups in 10 states in its 2013 GIS Grants for 4-H Program. For almost 10 years, 4-H youth clubs across the United States have participated in the program, using ArcGIS to explore and analyze problems in their local communities. The club's involvement with GIS has increased so much that the theme for the 2013 4-H National Youth...

2013-03-25 16:26:51

Address Will Discuss Proven Styles for Successful Web and Software Design REDLANDS, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jared M. Spool, the forefather of user experience (UX) research and founder of the world's largest usability research organization, will deliver the Keynote Address at this year's Esri International Developer Summit (DevSummit) in Palm Springs, California. Spool's address, "The Anatomy of Design Decisions," will focus on five styles of decision making for...

2013-03-21 12:22:08

BOULDER, Colo., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Operational Land Imager (OLI) aboard the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) has completed initial checkout and along with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center built Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) snapped the mission's first multispectral images. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/LA39163LOGO) Link to the satellite's first images taken on March 18, 2013 of the intersection of the...

2013-03-19 20:24:59

Free Webinar Discusses How Location Analytics Provides a More Streamlined Workflow for Insurance Field-Workers REDLANDS, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri, the world-leading provider of GIS and location analytics software, and Motion Computing, a global provider of mobile computing solutions and rugged tablet technology, have aligned to help insurance agencies improve their claims workflow. By providing access to Esri's ArcGIS platform on ruggedized tablets, everyone in an...

2013-03-18 23:04:14

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “3D Mapping & 3D Modeling: Global Advancements, Worldwide Market Size and Forecasts (2013 — 2018)” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 The past decade witnessed a giant leap in various industries, with 3D technology being implemented in various electronic devices and other objects. The need for 3D mapping arose after an attempt to make 2D maps more advanced and look more real. This was done by introducing...

2013-03-14 23:02:23

Exprodat, the specialist oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier will be attending both this year´s Esri Business Partner Conference and Esri International Developer Summit in Palm Springs. (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Exprodat, an Esri Gold Level partner, provides customers with a unique combination of GIS expertise and real-world petroleum industry experience. As Esri is the market leading GIS supplier in the oil and gas sector, Exprodat has based much of its offering...


Latest Remote sensing Reference Libraries

9_4e0ee555c18ad7f31f4e1417f556ae6a2
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Satellite -- A satellite is an object that orbits another object. With sufficient tangential velocity, the object does not collide with the primary object it orbits, but maintains a distance from that object as the rate at which it falls towards that object is similar to the rate that it travels away, thus the object orbits the primary object and becomes a satellite. In other words: gravitational force serves as the centripetal force needed to make the object circle the primary...

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