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N17-09-10-GoogleStreetViewUpgrade
5 September 2017

Steve Silverman helped build cameras for two NASA rovers that went to Mars. In the less exotic landscape of a Google parking lot, he looks up fondly at his latest creation, bolted onto the roof of a Hyundai hatchback.

N17-09-10-Last_Galileo_departs_ESA
5 September 2017

The last of 22 Galileo satellites has departed the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Test Centre in the Netherlands. This concludes the single longest and largest scale test campaign in the establishment’s history, ESA said.

N17-09-10-NASA-cubesat
4 September 2017

NASA has invited accredited education institutions, nonprofit organisations, and NASA centers to submit applications for the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI). Applicants must submit proposals by November 21. Educational CubeSats often carry Amateur Radio payloads.

N17-09-03-GPSjammingMilitary
1 September 2017

Ground forces may soon be getting a new tool to find their way around hostile territory.

N17-09-03-UAVmapping
31 August 2017

Accurate representation and 3D reconstruction of the environment using both active and passive remote sensing systems has become essential for non-traditional mapping applications.

N17-09-03-Drone-delivery
31 August 2017

Drones will become the most disruptive technology in human history, American futurist Thomas Frey says, predicting that by the year 2030, there will be one billion drones in the world doing things people cannot yet imagine.

N17-09-03-2017-state-of-GNSS-industry
29 August 2017

What technical and business challenges are getting your attention this year? How are you driving business in today’s economy? What issues are you concerned about?  What solutions hold the most promise for positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) in challenged and indoor environments — regardless... read more

N17-09-03-GNSS-launches2017
29 August 2017

Richard LangleyGPS World Innovation editor and professor in the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), provides this frequently updated chart.

N17-09-03-Ford_Dominos_AVResearch
29 August 2017

Ford and Domino’s Pizza are teaming up to test self-driving pizza delivery cars in Michigan, as part of an effort to better understand how customers respond to and interact with autonomous vehicles. 

N17-09-03-Narelle-Underwood-UNSWaward
29 August 2017

Congratulations to Narelle Underwood, NSW Surveyor General and Director of Survey Operations, on winning the Maria Skyllas-Kazacos Young Professional Award for Outstanding Achievement at the UNSW Women in Engineers Awards ceremony on Thursday 17 August.

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