Tag: Satellite

GeoEye Wins Multi-year, Multi-million Dollar Russian Contract

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GeoEye and ScanEx to Provide High-resolution Satellite Data for Russia’s Countrywide Cadastral Project HERNDON, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it is working with its Russian

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LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS

LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS

LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS There are, some say, two sides to every story….  I say, sometimes one side is even correct. Often, the real question is not the correctness of  each combatant, but rather: Who

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup September 25, 2011

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Updates & Upgrades In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup, I want to explain a few site upgrades in addition to this week’s summary. If you are a regular visitor here, you’ve no doubt noticed a new look. You

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Locata Passes Critical U.S. Air Force Ground-Based Positioning System Design Review Milestone

Locata Passes Critical Design Review Milestone for U.S. Air Force Ground-Based Positioning System Locata Prototypes a System for Centimeter-Accurate Positioning Over Large Areas When GPS Is Completely Denied IRVINE, CA and CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA–(Marketwire – Sep 8, 2011) – Locata Corporation today announced

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GAO Reports NOAA and NASA Improvements Needed for GOES Satellite Coverage Gap

The following information is taken from the “Highlights” page of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the GAO’s study and evaluation of how ready NOAA and NASA are for a possible satellite coverage gap from April to October

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Topcon Announces MR-1 Modular GNSS Receiver

LIVERMORE, Calif.–Monday, September 19, 2011 Compact, advanced technology, rugged design, simple integration Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces the release of the MR-1, a rugged, compact GNSS modular receiver with advanced technology. “The new MR-1 receiver is a ruggedized GNSS platform

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What if LightSquared is Right about GPS?

LightSquared Files with FCC: GPS Industry’s Failure to Comply With Department of Defense and International Standards for GPS Receivers Cause of Interference So, I’ve been thinking lately about how the land surveying industry has not demanded and been stewards for

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Fisherfield Mountains Re-measured by The Munro Society

The heights of three mountains in the remote Fisherfield Forest area were re-measured during July by members of The Munro Society. Two of the mountains were found to be less than the given map heights.   The re-measured heights as processed by

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ASPRS Encourages Adoption of the National Land Imaging Program

ASPRS Encourages Adoption of the National Land Imaging Program ASPRS is working actively to support establishment of the National Land Imaging Program (NLIP), a long-range operational moderate resolution imaging program.  For the past several years, ASPRS has strongly supported the

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FCC Chairman Promises to Protect GPS from LightSquared Interference

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski tells reporters that the FCC will not allow interference to GPS from the proposed LightSquared hybrid satellite/terrestrial broadband wireless service. At yesterday’s press conference with reporters after the FCC’s Aug. 9 monthly meeting, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

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The Truth About GPS: How it Works Video

Col. David Buckman, Air Force Space Command, talks about GPS, how it works, and modernization. Watch the The Truth About GPS: How it Works Video

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NASA Earth Observation Satellite Glory Failed to Reach Orbit

NASA Earth Study Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit WASHINGTON — NASA’s Glory mission launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Friday at 5:09:45 a.m. EST failed to reach orbit. Telemetry indicated the fairing, the protective shell atop the Taurus

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Topcon Announces RTP-300 for High-Speed Surface Profiling

LIVERMORE, Calif. – January 17, 2011 – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) new RTP-300 Real Time Profiler collects surface data at speeds up to 65 miles per hour (105 km/hr) and creates an exact model of the existing surface. The RTP-300’s

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Professional Land Surveyor News: USAF Begins Test Satellite GPS IIF Transmission of L5 Signal

Professional Land Surveyor News: USAF Begins Test  Satellite GPS IIF Transmission of L5 Signal LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. — Officials from the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Global Positioning Systems Wing announced that the first GPS IIF

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Air Force Upgrades GPS Constellation

Professional Land Surveyor News: Air Force Upgrades GPS Constellation SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The 2nd and 19th Space Operations Squadron will soon take control of the Air Force’s newest GPS satellite following its tentative launch into orbit May

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GNSS Positioning Short Course Sponsored by New England Section ACSM and CALS

GNSS Positioning Short Course Sponsored by New England Section ACSM and CALS The New England Section ACSM and CALS are proud to present a GNSS Positioning Short Course offered on five consecutive Saturdays this summer starting on July 10, 2010

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Professional Land Surveyor News: GeoEye Receives U.S. Government Contract Award for New Web Mapping Service

Professional Land Surveyor News: GeoEye Receives U.S. Government Contract Award for New Web Mapping Service GeoEye, Inc., announced this week that it has signed a modification to a contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide Web mapping services

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Professional Land Surveyor News-PPI Adds New Topcon Precision Mobile 3D Mapping and Survey System

Professional Land Surveyor News-PPI Adds New Topcon Precision Mobile 3D Mapping and Survey System. Here’s some recent news about one company, the PPI Group, that is using cutting edge surveying and mapping solutions for infrastructure and mapping projects. To do

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit

Here’s a news article from earlier this month that I missed, but thought was interesting. Besides, the picture of the rocket taking off is pretty cool, too! Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit GOES-P has improved severe weather, solar storm

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