Category Archives: Industry

This is information about space, defense and intelligence that doesn’t require an astrophysics degree to understand.

What is Cesium?

What is Cesium?

Over the past three and a half years, we at AGI have overseen the development, awesome growth and market adoption of an exciting new technology. Cesium, originally named Geoscope, started out as an internal project to fill the vital need … Continue reading

Posted in Components, Industry, Products | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Comet Siding Spring encounters Mars this weekend

Comet Siding Spring encounters Mars this weekend

On October 19 comet Siding Spring is expected to flyby Mars, coming within 87,000 miles of the planet, according to NASA . Since the comet is coming so close, NASA made the decision to move the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution … Continue reading

Posted in Industry, Space Events | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AGI’s at the AMOS Conference this week!

AGI’s at the AMOS Conference this week!

Get out your telescopes! AGI is bringing our mobile Commercial Space Operations Center (ComSpOC) to the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance (AMOS) Technology Conference September 9-12 in Hawaii. We are serving ice cream at the ComSpOC booth, so if … Continue reading

Posted in Industry, Space Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Asteroid 2014 RC flyby on Sunday

Asteroid 2014 RC flyby on Sunday

If you haven’t heard, a Near Earth Object (NEO) asteroid (named asteroid 2014 RC) was detected this week and will be making a close approach on Sunday, September 7.  Based on information I saw on CNN about the flyby; I … Continue reading

Posted in Industry, Space Events | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Galileo launch error – navigation consequences

FOC maximum navigation error coverage for a day for the constellation with the achieved orbit

You may have heard that on Friday, August 22, the European Space Agency (ESA) launched two new Galileo satellites aboard a Soyuz ST rocket out of French Guiana. At first they thought all was well, but later, as data emerged, … Continue reading

Posted in Industry, Space Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment