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Cadcorp celebrates its 25th anniversary

Last month, specialist British GIS software company, Cadcorp, celebrated 25 years of successful business by inviting all staff to an anniversary lunch at the Institute of Directors, London. The event was attended by Mike O’Neil and Adam Gawne-Cain, Cadcorp’s founders, along with former shareholders and investors in the company. In 2015, Martin Daly, technical director, and...
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Launch of the first satellite in the “SpaceDataHighway” programme

EDRS-A, the first relay satellite in the SpaceDataHighway programme (also called EDRS), will be launched to geostationary orbit on 28 January 2016.

The SpaceDataHighway will provide high speed laser communications in space of up to 1.8 Gigabit per second. This major programme, which cost nearly €500M to develop, is the result of a public-private partnership...
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Handheld Announces Algiz 10x/Survey Software Combo

Handheld announced the availability of the rugged Algiz 10x tablet computer with Geolantis surveying software and a GNSS/GPS Rover as a solution to precisely locating burial sites in for woodland cemeteries who specialize in tree burials. In these cemeteries, people purchase a small plot to bury ashes in an urn near the base of existing trees. Each...
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Teledyne Optech lidar approved for use in OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission

Teledyne Optech announce that NASA, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and York University have approved the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA) designed by scientists and engineers from Teledyne Optech and built by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA). The OLA is now being prepared for installation aboard the Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft. Scheduled for launch in...
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