Monthly Archives: June 2011

Countdown to the last liftoff: Columbia remembered

Countdown to the last liftoff: Columbia remembered

I normally sleep late on Saturdays. This one Saturday was no different. I sauntered into the living room, turned on the TV and made some coffee. When I first sat down, the TV was silent. There was a picture of … Continue reading

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Countdown to the last liftoff; the thrill of a Shuttle launch

Countdown to the last liftoff; the thrill of a Shuttle launch

When I was 10 years old, my family took a trip to the NASA Space Center in Houston, TX. That day, I fell in love with space. From then on, space was woven into everything I did, from my education to my … Continue reading

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Countdown to the last liftoff; recounting STK’s role in the shuttle program

Hard to believe, but there are less than two weeks to go before the last shuttle flight on July 8. Over the years, AGI has been used in numerous ways to support the program, and as a countdown to Atlantis’ final voyage, we’ll take … Continue reading

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AGI software and ArcGIS: Modeling, analysis and visualization for GIS systems

AGI software and ArcGIS: Modeling, analysis and visualization for GIS systems

It’s just two weeks out from the GIS event of the year—the Esri International User Conference in San Diego. Look for us in booth D242. We’ll be showing how AGI’s COTS software models, analyzes and visualizes ISR systems within the … Continue reading

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Summer’s here. But why? And will Earth’s clocks continue to provide Sun time?

Summer’s here. But why? And will Earth’s clocks continue to provide Sun time?

Summer is here. Why? Because the Earth’s axis is tilted (about 23.5 degrees relative to the Earth’s orbital plane). If the Earth’s axis were not tilted, day and night would be the same length all of the time. There are two … Continue reading

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