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About sclaypoole

Stefanie Claypoole is AGI's corporate communications manager. And an Emily Dickinson fan.

Gravity – our nod to an awe-inspiring ode to space exploration and the perils of debris

Gravity – our nod to an awe-inspiring ode to space exploration and the perils of debris

Can you believe it’s been nearly 20 years since Apollo 13 was up for the Best Picture Academy Award (against nominees Babe, Il Postino, Sense and Sensibility and Braveheart, which won)? This Sunday evening, another space-themed film will get its … Continue reading

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Half-day STK Fundamentals hands-on training across the U.S.

Half-day STK Fundamentals hands-on training across the U.S.

Do you have what it takes to be STK strong? AGI is inviting those new to STK (or who might need a refresher) to spend four hours getting to know the software fundamentals during STK Boot Camp. Enlist in a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: China ASAT test post-event analysis

Throwback Thursday: China ASAT test post-event analysis

On 2007 January 11, the People’s Republic of China conducted a successful direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) test against one of their own defunct polar-orbiting weather satellites. The test produced at least 2,087 pieces of debris large enough to be routinely tracked by the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: ODTK for TDRS

Throwback Thursday: ODTK for TDRS

NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-L (TDRS-L) will launch tonight on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. In 2011, we announced that NASA procured our Orbit … Continue reading

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Track Santa with NORAD and AGI plus follow Starkey the Space Elf

Track Santa with NORAD and AGI plus follow Starkey the Space Elf

Santa fanatics, rejoice! There are only three weeks until Santa tracking with NORAD and AGI commences at www.noradsanta.org! The NORAD Tracks Santa® website will once again follow Santa’s annual journey around the world delivering presents to believers of all ages. … Continue reading

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