Space Products and Services

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Electric Scooters

Entrepreneurs are using space infrastructure to offer alternative transportation modes in cities for reasonable... Entrepreneurs are using space infrastructure to offer alternative transportation modes in cities for reasonable prices. This…

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Keeping Flakes Away from the Oscar

NASA uses gold-plating to protect satellite components and sensors from heat absorption. Gold’s reflectance and inertness make it an ideal way to block... NASA uses gold-plating to protect satellite components…

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Helping the Blind Explore

Some companies have decided to use a tool that has become ubiquitous, the smartphone, with the invisible support of space services to help people with certain... Some companies have decided…

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The Connected Rider

Whether riding a horse or a motorcycle, some riders like organizing groups, mapping potential routes, and tracking progress. Not that many years ago, such organizational... Whether riding a horse or…

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Three Word Coordinates

More businesses are getting creative with location-based services spurred by challenges current technologies are struggling with, such as duplication of street names, incomplete... More businesses are getting creative with location-based…

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Grape Expectations

California’s vineyards are quite numerous, and their products are selling well across the United States. In 2016, the state’s wine sales hit a record $## billion. The business of... California’s…

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GPS-Assisted Drone Surveys

The increasing availability of satellite imagery has led to its use in a wide variety of commercial products. However, space-based images do not always provide the detail necessary for... The…

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Flat Design for Satellite Dishes

Satellite communications terminals are associated with an iconic feature—the satellite dish raised to the sky. Whether big or small, these dishes must be physically pointed toward... Satellite communications terminals are…

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Taking the Stress out of Travel Planning

Smartphone software applications aid drivers with detailed travel plans. For travelers not excited about, or too busy for, planning their own itinerary for a European vacation, smartphone applications such as…

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The Drone Zone

Drones and quadcopters are becoming very capable and more numerous. Can geo-fencing using GPS signals help with the inevitable growing pains of this hobby? Remote control hobbyists and experts are…

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