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2013-01-22 23:00:21

Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a high spatial resolution hyperspectral sensor operating in the longwave infrared (LWIR) spectral band. A prototype system will be demonstrated as part of the Air Force Research Laboratory´s ongoing efforts to improve target acquisition and threat assessment to protect both civilian and military assets. Newton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC...

2013-01-22 20:20:29

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri announced today that Wendy's, the world's third-largest quick-service hamburger chain, is integrating Esri Business Analyst with the restaurant's corporate IT systems. The web-based business GIS solution will be part of the company's reporting system for new locations, assisting in site selection and market analysis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "Demographic data and location analytics are critical...

2013-01-22 20:20:27

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri and PCI Geomatics have selected 24 organizations to develop and apply innovative methods for using GIS to analyze imagery for land-use management. Through the Esri Natural Resources Imagery Grant Program, Esri, the world leader in GIS, and PCI Geomatics, the world leader in geoimaging, provide each grant recipient with software and data valued at $100,000. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "Esri is committed...

NASA, USGS Program Helps Find Patterns In Forest Disturbances
2013-01-15 13:54:06

[Watch Video: LandTrenr Analysis of Pacific Northwest] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new computer program is now able to help find patterns that had been buried within vast amounts of scientific data. The LandTrendr is a new way of studying and visualizing Earth science data from a NASA and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) satellite program. LandTrendr has already led to seeing an obscured, slow-moving decline and recovery of trees in Pacific Northwest...

Space Archeology: Your Universe Today Podcasts
2013-01-12 07:03:28

John P. Millis, Ph.D. and Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In this special edition of redOrbit´s Your Universe Today podcast series, we´re making a minor departure from our usual talks about the frontiers of space exploration. Instead, we´ve decided to take a look back at the history of our world — from outer space of course. In celebration of National Geographic´s 125th Anniversary this Sunday (January 13), redOrbit´s Dr. John...

2013-01-11 16:22:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri today announced that it will provide Phoenix, Arizona-based Intellimed International Corp., a major health care data and analytics company, with updated demographic data for its future health care forecasting and planning projects with hospitals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) Embedded Esri demographics will allow Intellimed's IntelliClient software to provide health care data that's better than...

2013-01-10 05:00:16

Bodkin Design & Engineering (BD&E) has been awarded a contract from the US Army to develop a High-Energy Laser (HEL) test capability for non-contact mapping of target surface temperature during HEL engagements. The sensor, based on BD&E´s patented HPA hyperspectral imaging technology, simultaneously maps the radiometrically-correct target radiance and the target surface temperature. The High-Energy Laser program is a key element in the US arsenal of defensive weaponry to...

2013-01-08 08:39:19

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it received an order from the Government of India for stereo imagery from the high resolution GeoEye-1 satellite to support development of India's freight railway corridor. Stereo imagery provides three-dimensional viewing and feature recognition for a number of engineering applications, including three-dimensional feature extraction. (Logo:...

2013-01-07 10:10:40

Berkeley Lab research could lead to a better understanding of the Arctic ecosystem´s impact on the planet's climate What does pulling a radar-equipped sled across the Arctic tundra have to do with improving our understanding of climate change? It´s part of a new way to explore the little-known world of permafrost soils, which store almost as much carbon as the rest of the world´s soils and about twice as much as is in the atmosphere. The new approach combines several...

New Landsat Probe Arrives At Vandenberg
2012-12-21 07:04:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), the eighth probe in NASA's long-running satellite imagery acquisition program, has been delivered to California's Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for its upcoming launch, officials with the US space agency announced on Thursday. The LDCM, which was built and tested by Arizona-based Orbital Sciences Corporation and departed their facility onboard a semi-trailer truck earlier this...


Latest Remote sensing Reference Libraries

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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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