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God Speed Nexus One…

A Nexus powered satellite to be launched today – fingers crossed, welcome to the age of the Maker Sat ? STRaND-1 (the Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator), is a shoe box sized satellite weighing just 4.3kg. It will launch into a 785km sun-synchronous orbit on ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from Sriharikota, India. STRaND-1 will also be the […]

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Congratulations to the GEO Research Award Winners

Congratulations  to the successful recipients of the Google Winter Research Awards from the GI Science community. In this round six awards were made for proposals including Remote Sensing of volcanoes using UV imaging, Spatial Cognition, and VGI. Congratulations to; Andrew McGonigle, University of Sheffield Johannes Schoening, UCL/Hasselt University Evdokia Nikolova, Texas A&M Long Quan, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Cyrus […]