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  • The Future of GPS

    By on October 2, 2017

    More than half a century after a study by The Aerospace Corporation first laid out the design options for…

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  • Moving Data at the Speed of Light

    By on October 1, 2017

    The amount of data being collected from satellites is extremely high and continually increasing, putting severe pressure on downlink…

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  • Open Source GEOSPATIAL SOFTWARE

    By on October 1, 2017

    Open source geospatial software—spatial data management, GIS, and related developer tools and end-user applications delivered with an open source…

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  • A Killer App for Sats

    By on October 1, 2017

    Ursa Space Systems Inc. (Ursa) is a satellite imagery analytics company whose focus is on commodities and the financial markets….

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  • Global Ocean Shoreline

    By on June 10, 2017

    Cartography of the world’s ocean shorelines goes back to the voyages of the first great explorers, when mapping was…

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  • The Story of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai Island in the Kingdom of Tonga

    By on June 9, 2017

    Acknowledgements

    This work was supported by NASA Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science (RRNES) grant number RRNES-20 (NASA…

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  • Global Food Security

    By on February 13, 2017

    For six years,UrtheCast has been an emerging leader in the democratization of Earth Observation (EO) data by fusing EO…

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  • Building “DIGITAL EARTH”

    By on February 11, 2017

    Paper maps obsolesce rapidly from the moment they are printed, because the ink on the paper remains the same…

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  • Climate Migrants

    By on February 10, 2017

    Climate change is already displacing thousands of people. There is little doubt that the coming decades will see a…

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  • Lidar is Key to Autonomous Vehicles

    By on February 9, 2017

    Once Mass delayed, self-driving cars promise to reduce dramatically the number of traffic fatalities, because they will never be…

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