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Vega, domani primo volo commerciale nello spazio

Vega, domani primo volo commerciale nello spazio | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
Domattina alle 04.06 (ora italiana), dallo spazioporto dell’ESA a Kourou, nella Guyana Francese, ci sarà il primo volo commerciale di Vega, il lanciatore spaziale italiano del gruppo Avio. Scopo de...
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Crowdsourcing, open data e SDI: quali (infrastrutture di) dati per ...

Cr owdsour cing, open data e SDI:quali (infr astr uttur e di) dati perla Smar t City?Andrea Fiduccia, Intergraph Italia LLCandrea.fiduccia@intergraph.com
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UK to launch first-ever satellite controlled by a mobile phone

UK to launch first-ever satellite controlled by a mobile phone | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
UK satellite, strand 1, google nexus, pslv
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Controlled inside, not from the Earth. Google Nexus with Android OS

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Geoloqi - Geoloqi - A powerful platform for mobile location, messaging, and analytics

Geoloqi is a platform for building location aware applications with geotriggers and realtime location capabilities.
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Astrium to provide 3-metre video from geo orbit

Astrium to provide 3-metre video from geo orbit | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
Astrium, geo orbit, earth observation, geostationary, astrium satellite,...
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Why We Need a Supercomputer on the Moon | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Why We Need a Supercomputer on the Moon | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
A Lunar supercomputer could ease our deep-space networking bottleneck Image: Simon Lutrin/Wired Should we build a supercomputer on the moon?
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NASA - PhoneSat Flight Demonstrations

NASA - PhoneSat Flight Demonstrations | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
Office of the Chief Technologist, Small Satellites Technology Program, PhoneSat...
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The Earth as You've Never Seen it Before: Atmosphere, Airglow and Aurora

A truly powerful image generates questions. The incredible night photos and time-lapse movies NASA has been sharing with us provoke questions about our planet.
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Summer Reading for Space Geeks

Summer Reading for Space Geeks | Space Thinking | Scoop.it

here are some interesting articles, websites, movies and publications which provide a bit of context to the current space debates happening here and elsewhere

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Solar satellites offer hope of green energy that might actually WORK

Solar satellites offer hope of green energy that might actually WORK | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
Researchers at Stratchclyde University have already tested equipment in space for solar panels to collect the energy and allow it to be transferred back to earth through microwaves or lasers.
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Send your own Pocket Spacecraft on a Mission to the Moon!

Help kickstart the personal space age by sending your own personalised spacecraft to the moon!
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Sitael, da Modugno rivoluzione spaziale
«Costruiremo satelliti chiavi in mano»

Sitael, da Modugno rivoluzione spaziale  <br/>«Costruiremo satelliti chiavi in mano» | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
Ha 200 dipendenti e fornisce tecnologia per colossi come
gli enti europeo (Esa), giapponese (Jaxa) e italiano (Asi)
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Dopo 40 anni scoperto relitto sonda sovietica Mars 3 su Marte | Space Magazine

Dopo 40 anni scoperto relitto sonda sovietica Mars 3 su Marte | Space Magazine | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
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3D Modelling - Modelling - GIM International

3D Modelling - Modelling - GIM International | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
Fully automated generation of very dense 3D point clouds and Digital Surface Models (DSM) from stereo aerial images (nadir and oblique) is rapidly gaining ground. The most efficient method is to use Semi Global Matching (SGM) algorithms.
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NASA - APPEL Releases Orbital Debris iBook

NASA - APPEL Releases Orbital Debris iBook | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
APPEL announces the public release of Orbital Debris Management and Risk Mitigation, its first publication using the iBook format.
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Eomag!: SSTL Assists RapidEye Ground Station Upgrade

Engineers from SSTL’s Ground Systems Group are providing a new and upgraded Spacecraft Control Centre for RapidEye’s headquarters in Brandenburg, Germany and relocating its Tracking, Telemetry and Command (TT&C) ground station equipment to the Kongsberg Satellite Services AS (KSAT) facility in Svalbard, Norway, which receives Earth Observation data from its constellation of five satellites

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ESA Online Videos - Videos - 2012 - 07 - The Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) - An Innovative Teamworking Method

ESA Online Videos - Videos - 2012 - 07 - The Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) - An Innovative Teamworking Method | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Space experiments for everyone: the ArduSat project

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Space experiments for everyone: the ArduSat project | Space Thinking | Scoop.it

Once launched, the ArduSat will be the first open platform allowing the general public to design and run their own space-based applications, games and experiments, steer the onboard cameras to take pictures on-demand, and even broadcast personalized messages back to Earth.

 

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Planetary Resources – The Asteroid Mining Company – Back Us On KICKSTARTER

$100 for a chance to direct the Arkyd-100 Space Telescope and take a high-resolution photograph of anywhere on Earth that you choose (except the Googleplex )… or, some other celestial body. Current space telescopes charge more than $10,000 for a directed photo of that resolution!

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NASA - SpaceX Launch

NASA - SpaceX Launch | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
SpaceX and NASA are working toward launching a private rocket and spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station.
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Europeans Vow To Check Boeing Advantage in All electric Sats | SpaceNews.com

Europeans Vow To Check Boeing Advantage in All electric Sats | SpaceNews.com | Space Thinking | Scoop.it
European government officials who have spent a decade financing satellite electric propulsion work said they are determ...
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