Tag Archives: remote sensing

DRS, NASA Goddard Scientist Develop Mid-Infrared Detector for Remote Sensing

DRS Technologies and NASA have jointly developed a photon-counting mid-infrared detector that works to support remote-sensing applications in spaceflight and have been integrated into two new aircraft instruments. The space agency said Tuesday Goddard Space Flight Center scientist Xiaoli Sun worked with DRS to develop what NASA calls a “first-of-its-kind” detector, which is made of the mercury …

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DigitalGlobe, Exelis Leaders Talk Remote Sensing Tech During Google Hangout

DigitalGlobe and Exelis‘ Visual Information Solutions subsidiary co-hosted a Google Hangout Thursday to discuss the role of remote sensing, satellite imagery and cloud technologies could address environmental issues. DigitalGlobe said Thursday that Kumar Navulur and Bill Baugh from its strategic business development and advanced geospatial products sectors, respectively, discussed how these technologies helped both mitigate and …

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Ball Aerospace to Ship DigitalGlobe Satellite for August Launch

Ball Aerospace & Technologies expects to deliver a commercial Earth-observing satellite at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in June, approximately two months ahead of the spacecraft’s scheduled launch in August. The company said Tuesday that it is close to completing post-environmental baseline tests and ground segment assessments on DigitalGlobe‘s WorldView-3 remote …

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Ball Aerospace Completes Testing on DigitalGlobe Satellite; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has performed internal environment assessments on a remote-sensing satellite the company developed for DigitalGlobe and designed to collect Earth imagery. DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 spacecraft features a Ball Aerospace technology that is built to monitor atmospheric conditions and photograph objects through haze, soot and dust, DigitalGlobe said …

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Ball Aerospace Integrates Imagery Sensor Into DigitalGlobe Satellite; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has wrapped up integration work on DigitalGlobe‘s commercial satellite that is built to collect high-resolution images of the Earth. The WorldView-3 will be the fourth satellite in DigitalGlobe’s remote-sensing constellation and is scheduled for launch this summer at Vanderberg Air Force Base, Calif., Ball Aerospace said …

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