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GeoWrap: Google’s Trusted Contacts is now iOS compatible; Vega to launch two EO satellites and more

ISS supporting spacecraft gets MDA’s communications subsystem

Canada: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates or MDA will provide a communications subsystem for on-board communication signal processing capabilities for the Dream Chaser Cargo System, a cargo transportation spacecraft being developed by SNC under the NASA…(Read more)

Euroconsult releases prospects for small satellite market report

France: Market research firm Euroconsult has released its latest report on “Prospects for the Small Satellite Market” presenting the various factors that will drive or inhibit the growth in demand for small satellites over the next 10 years. The report can be cagetorized into four mass categories…(Read more)

Icaros, TeAx announce integrated drone mapping solution for Radiometric ThermalCapture Sensors

US: Icaros has announced that its OneButton Standard and Professional image processing software version 5.1 that is being used in drones, now contains advanced algorithms to process Thermal IR images from Radiometric microbolometer sensors…(Read more)

Vega to launch two earth observation satellites for Italy, Israel and France

France: For its 10th Vega mission and eighth launch of the year, Arianespace will launch two earth observation satellites for civil and military applications: OPTSAT-3000 for the Italian Ministry of Defence; and Venus, a mission of the Israel Space Agency (ISA) – a government body…(Read more)

10th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam: The 10th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 18 to 20 September 2017. The Symposium is being organized by the Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC) – Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology…(Read more)


Google’s Trusted Contacts is now iOS compatible

Locating their loved ones just got easier for iPhone users. Google’s Trusted Contacts app, which enables users to locate their loved ones, even when they are offline, is now iOS compatible. The app can be downloaded from Apple App Store. Apple has its own app, Find My Friends that makes sharing location…(Read more)


Know how aWhere creates Virtual Weather Station

In an exclusive interview with Geospatial World, Brian L. Soliday, Chief Revenue Office of aWhere explains how the organization in collaboration with local networks is creating Virtual Weather Station…(See here)