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2013-08-06 08:39:35

DENVER, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap (TSX: IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions on-demand created from its uniform, high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface, today announced that the Company was awarded a US $3.5 million contract for an airborne radar mapping services solution. Intermap is using its proprietary Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) technology to collect orthorectified radar imagery and high resolution...

35-Year-Old Seasat Images Now Available From The Alaska Satellite Facility
2013-07-04 05:12:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) has released newly processed digital images from NASA's Seasat satellite that were taken 35 years ago. The Seasat satellite was the first mission dedicated to oceanographic research. The satellite supported the first nonmilitary orbital synthetic aperture radar ever deployed. The newly released imagery commemorated the satellite's 35th launch anniversary on...

Canadian Officials Get Flood Imaging Help From New Space Station Camera
2013-07-04 05:32:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new camera aboard the International Space Station (ISS) known as the ISS SERVIR Environmental Research and Visualization System (ISERV) is helping officials working in the flooded regions of downtown Calgary in Alberta, Canada. NASA's ISERV camera snapped 24 images of the flooded area, and the team sent out the photos to Canadian officials to help with response and assessment. This camera system is based on a modified commercial...

2013-06-18 08:33:45

DENVER, CO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap (TSX: IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions on-demand created from its uniform, high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface, today announced that the Company was awarded a US $905,000 task order from Dewberry Consultants LLC for the fifth phase expansion of its previously announced airborne radar mapping services project in Alaska. Additional contract funding for this project may occur at future...

2013-05-09 16:20:54

Planned for 5-Year Mission Life, Satellite Provided Earth Observations for More Than 17 Years BOULDER, Colo., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Earth observation satellite built for the Canadian government has concluded its mission after serving the organization for more than 17 years--12 years longer than its mission life. Radarsat-1 launched in 1995 for an expected 5-year mission. It was Canada's first and oldest Earth monitoring satellite and...

NASA Studies South America's Volcanoes, Glaciers And Deserts With Microwave Energy
2013-04-04 07:07:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A NASA aircraft carrying the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) is finishing up a month-long mission to address a broad range of scientific questions over the Americas, including the dynamics of the Earth´s crust, glaciers and the carbon cycle. The flights began on March 7 from NASA´s Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, California and observed areas of the Earth from the Gulf Coast...

2013-04-03 16:21:04

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A versatile NASA airborne imaging radar system is showcasing its broad scientific prowess for studying our home planet during a month-long expedition over the Americas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A NASA C-20A piloted aircraft carrying the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) is wrapping up studies over the U.S. Gulf Coast, Arizona, and Central and South America. The plane left...

History Protected With Satellites
2013-04-03 14:18:32

ESA [ Watch The Video Hidden Treasures ] Looking down from orbit is an attractive way of monitoring historical sites in remote or politically unstable regions — and can even help archaeologists to make new discoveries. The ancient city of Samarra was a powerful Islamic capital during the ninth century, located in what is today Iraq. It is the only surviving Islamic capital that retains its original plan, architecture and arts, although only about 20% of the site has been...

2013-03-25 08:31:33

DENVER, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap (TSX: IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions on-demand created from its uniform, high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface, today announced that the Company was awarded a US $750,000 task order from Dewberry Consultants LLC for the fourth phase expansion of its previously announced airborne radar mapping services project in Alaska. Additional contract funding for this project may occur at future dates....

Bringing ESA’s Sentinel-3 Mission Together
2013-03-06 11:27:53

ESA An important milestone has been reached for ESA´s Sentinel-3 mission. The satellite platform has been delivered to the Prime Contractor in France where the instruments will be installed and tested along with the numerous components that make up this sophisticated new mission to monitor Earth. Once complete, Sentinel-3 will host an array of state-of-the-art instruments that mainly focus on measuring different aspects of ocean waters, such as the temperature and color of the...


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2012-05-12 09:18:38

Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 9. 1994 at 7:05 AM EDT and landed at Edwards AFB on April 20 at 9:54 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 183 times at an altitude of 121 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.7 million miles. The mission lasted  11 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 30 seconds. The primary payload was the Space Radar Laboratory (SRL-1), located in payload bay; activated by crew and operated by teams on ground. SRL-1 included the Spaceborne...

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