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Cyient signs a definitive agreement to acquire B&F Design

India: Cyient has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% equity ownership in B&F Design Inc. Based in New Britain, Connecticut, USA, and founded by Raymond F. Forgione in 1965 as a family business, B&F Design initially offered design services to local manufacturing companies…(Read more)

NASA awards SSL next phase funding for Dragonfly on-orbit assembly program

US: NASA has awarded SSL with the next phase of funding for its ground-breaking Dragonfly on-orbit satellite assembly program. The contract modification to move forward with the detailed design of a semi-autonomous robotic system for in-space satellite assembly confirms NASA’s confidence in SSL…(Read more)

Advanced Navigation releases GNSS Compass product

Australia: Advanced Navigation has recently announced the release of their GNSS Compass product. The GNSS Compass is an all in one dual antenna GNSS/INS that provides accurate heading, position and velocity. All of this is done at a very low price point whilst providing precise figures…(Read more)

SSL developed SkySat constellation ready for launch

US: Space Systems Loral (SSL) developed six high-resolution small satellites built for Planet are ready to be launched in space. The satellites are part of Planet’s SkySat earth observation constellation – a fleet Planet gained by acquiring Terra Bella’s business from Google in April 2017…(Read more)

NOAA’s JPSS-1 weather satellite scheduled for launch in November

US: The first of NOAA’s new generation of polar orbiting weather satellites, JPSS-1, is now scheduled for launch on November 10, 2017 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA. The launch has been delayed several times and most recently had been scheduled for this month. The Joint Polar Satellite System…(Read more)


NOAA maps are here to save you from the approaching Hurricane Irma fury

US: Using weather satellites and by analyzing their data, NOAA has created a path that shows where and how Hurricane Irma is likely to crash through Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama and Virginia. Click on the images below, to get more details about Irma’s wind speed probability…(Read more)

AW3D – The world’s first 5m-resolution 3D map of the Earth

AW3D Japan - GeoSmart Asia 2017 AwardAW3D – the world’s first 5m-resolution 3D map of the Earth is developed by JAXA, RESTEC, NTT DATA Corporation from Japan. The product is implemented by ICIMOD, WHO, Nanyang Technological University, and more than 300 other organizations. More About the Project – AW3D Japan Aerospace Exploration…(Read more)