Space Products and Services

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Grape Expectations

California’s vineyards are numerous, and their products are selling well across the United States. In 2016, the state’s wine sales hit a record $34.5 billion.[efn_note]“2016 California Wine Sales in U.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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Better Tools for Sport Fishing

Positioning, navigation, and timing services from satellites help fishing aficionados remember where their favorite fishing spot is, and helps keep them there. [caption id="attachment_3531" align="alignleft"]Satellite-guided sport fishing systems pilot the…

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Closely Coaching Soccer Players

The European Space Agency (ESA) Business Incubation Program in the Netherlands is helping soccer coaches keep a very close eye on players in the field. The European Space Agency (ESA)…

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Courier Coordination and Tracking

Some online retailers are trying their best to deliver goods within two days of an order. One small, same-day courier service, tiramizoo, is attempting to heighten delivery expectations and beat…

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