Monthly Archives: August 2011

ARTEMIS achieves unprecedented orbit; STK/Astrogator used for mission design

ARTEMIS achieves unprecedented orbit; STK/Astrogator used for mission design

Many satellites orbit Lagrangian points between the Earth and the Sun. None have orbited points between the Earth and Moon. Until now. NASA’s ARTEMIS (Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon’s Interaction with the Sun) mission made history this … Continue reading

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New LinkedIn Group for STK Certified Rocket Scientists

New LinkedIn Group for STK Certified Rocket Scientists

Why should you become an STK certified Rocket Scientist? Well, legally we’re not allowed to make false claims about all the wonderful things it will do for you so we’ll just say that it may or may not do some/all/none … Continue reading

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Riverside Research introduces remote sensing and geodesy-focused eTexts at summer camps

Riverside Research introduces remote sensing and geodesy-focused eTexts at summer camps

AGI business partner Riverside Research is doing its part for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) outreach by introducing its new electronic textbooks (eTexts) at summer camps for middle schoolers. The e-Texts, “Remote Sensing: A View Through Mechanical Eyes” and … Continue reading

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Virtual globe book now available

Virtual globe book now available

Back in May, Patrick Cozzi and I announced that we had finished writing a book on virtual globe graphics, titled 3D Engine Design for Virtual Globes. Now, we’re pleased to say that the book is officially available from Amazon.com, and … Continue reading

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AGI partners with Caltech Space Challenge design competition

AGI partners with Caltech Space Challenge design competition

The Caltech Space Challenge is a student-designed and led competition that invites university-level space enthusiasts from around the world to design a mission to an asteroid in Near-Earth Orbit (NEO). The idea for the Challenge stems from President Obama’s goal … Continue reading

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