Space Products and Services

Homeland Security, Defense, and Intelligence


Commercial PNT System Augments GPS

Global Positioning System (GPS) positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) satellites have long been the standard for providing space-based PNT signals. GPS and other... Global Positioning System (GPS) positioning, navigation, and…

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Checking the Oil Levels

One small startup company, Ursa Space Systems, uses data from space based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems to inform those interested in the oil market. The satellites fly... One small…

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Finding and Preserving Archaeological Sites

Satellites provide archaeologists a different way to monitor looting activities at ancient sites. Archaeology and overhead imagery have been intertwined since pilots, cameras, and aircraft came together before World War…

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Easing the Suffering of Civilians in a War

Positioning, navigation, and timing satellite technology combine with flying drones in a plan to save Syrian citizens against disease and starvation. Historically, governments and political groups have used starvation as…

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Satellites Reveal Regions Closed to Outsiders

Possible atrocities once only seen by government agencies are now in the public view. [caption id="attachment_3564" align="alignright"]Commercially available images can provide insight beyond closed borders. This image shows a North…

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The Space Emergency Broadcasting Network

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) also is working on a satellite wireless communications system which will allow mobile e-mail and voice communications to operate if the cellular infrastructure is…

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