Volumetrics: Exploring the Latest in Spatial Analysis

Volumetrics: Exploring the Latest in Spatial Analysis

For an in-depth discussion and a chance to get hands-on with this new tool, join our STK 11 Virtual Training – Volumetrics on February 10 at 11:00AM EST. STK 11.0 introduces the first release of Volumetrics, which defines custom 3D … Continue reading

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First Peek at STK 11 on “Pump Up the VOLUMEtrics” Tour

First Peek at STK 11 on “Pump Up the VOLUMEtrics” Tour

“This one goes to 11“. That’s right. The newest version of Systems Tool Kit (STK) is on the horizon and we’ll be on the road bringing our Pump up the VOLUMEtrics tour to a city near you. STK 11 amps up … Continue reading

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STK Space and Defense Video Challenge

STK Space and Defense Video Challenge

If you’re planning to attend AGI’s 1st International Users Conference, you can enter to win an iPad Mini in the STK Space and Defense Video Challenge! Get creative in STK and develop the coolest scenario you can think of! Submissions will … Continue reading

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Happy National Aviation Day!

Happy National Aviation Day!

Article by Andy Woodcock. Today is National Aviation Day; a United States national observation celebrating the development of aviation. The day itself dates back to a presidential proclamation by FDR in 1939 and marks the Wright Flyer pilot, Orville Wright’s … Continue reading

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Why the Greenwich Meridian Isn’t Where it Used to Be

The Airy meridian at Greenwich (dashed line) and GPS zero longitude (solid line). Imagery © 2014 Google Maps, Infoterra Ltd & Bluesky

Visitors to the “Prime Meridian of the World” at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich are often surprised that their GPS receivers display a longitude of 00° 00’ 05.3’’ W while standing over the meridian line in the pavement outside the Airy Transit Circle telescope. Airy’s Transit … Continue reading

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