Tag Archives: University of Alaska Fairbanks

Lockheed-GeoNorth-University of Alaska Team Gets NGA Arctic Surveillance Support Contract

A team composed of Lockheed Martin, GeoNorth Information Systems and the University of Alaska Fairbanks will support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s surveillance project in the Arctic region under a potential $15 contract. The Arctic GeoData Cooperative aims to create, monitor, update and maintain Arctic terrain elevation models for the NGA with the use of …

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Insitu, University of Alaska Fairbanks Obtain FAA Approval for Autonomous BVLOS Test Flights

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary and the University of Alaska Fairbanks have received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct unmanned beyond-visual-line-of-sight and nighttime test flights. The effort will help authorize autonomous drone flights in the National Airspace System, at or below an altitude of 400 feet, Insitu said Wednesday. Esina …

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Insitu, University Team Up to Support FAA UAS Integration Pilot Program

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary has partnered with the University of Alaska Fairbanks for an effort to help state, local and tribal governments integrate the use of unmanned aircraft systems into the country’s airspace. The partnership will work to support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s UAS Integration Pilot Program, which aims to develop new aviation regulations for unmanned aircraft …

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NASA Taps Vector Space Systems to Build Launch Vehicle Upper Stage Prototype

Vector Space Systems has secured a Phase II contract under NASA‘s Small Business Technology Transfer project to continue developing an upper stage prototype for the Vector-R launch vehicle. The award complements the company’s existing contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to examine the potential use of Vector-R’s first stage as a second stage for DARPA’s XS-1 experimental …

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