GeoWrap: SpaceX to launch Dragon spacecraft for ISS resupply; Esri, Smart Dubai...

GeoWrap: SpaceX to launch Dragon spacecraft for ISS resupply; Esri, Smart Dubai sign agreement and more

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SpaceX to launch Dragon spacecraft for ISS resupply mission on August 13

US: SpaceX is scheduled to launch the Dragon spacecraft on its 12th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on August 13, at approximately 12:56 p.m. from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida…(Read more)

TCarta Marine’s multi-scale shoreline products makes environment monitoring easy

US: Marine geospatial products provider, TCarta Marine, has made monitoring environments easier with the introduction of its new multi-scale shoreline products. Offered in GIS-ready vector format, the shoreline data sets are derived from satellite imagery(Read more)

NOAA’s GOES-S and GOES-T satellites coming together

US: Progress continues on the development of NOAA’s GOES-S and GOES-T spacecraft that will follow the successful launch of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite or GOES-R, renamed GOES-16 upon reaching geostationary orbit(Read more)

TerraGo, LTI partner to integrate rangefinders with advanced field data collection apps

US: TerraGo has announced a partnership with Laser Technology (LTI) that will enable all custom apps built by TerraGo Magic to seamlessly utilize LTI’s professional grade laser rangefinders. TerraGo Magic partners and customers can now add TruPulse rangefinder support to their…(Read more)

Intertrust acquires Planet OS to expand Big Data platform into industrial IoT

US: Intertrust Technologies has acquired the assets of Planet OS, a geospatial big data service provider founded in 2012 by Estonian entrepreneurs. Planet OS has built a unique multi-party data platform that has broad application to the Internet of Things (IoT)…(Read more)

Esri, Smart Dubai sign agreement to provide ArcGIS technology to 44 entities

US: Esri and Smart Dubai, the government agency leading Dubai’s smart city transformation, have signed an enterprise agreement (EA) for providing ArcGIS technology to 44 entities across the government. The EA will be used by Smart Dubai for its smart city platform…(Read more)

Planning to spend summers in EU forests? Walk through these JRC data apps

Joint Research Centre (JRC), the science and knowledge wing of the European Commission, has developed the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) and European Forest Data Centre (EFDAC) Map Viewer applications that supports forest fire-protection services…(Read more)