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Japan’s Axelspace Leads Research Initiative On Red Tide Predictions

Axelspace Corporation, the Japanese satellite Earth observation company, announced on 3 April 2020 an agreement with Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Hiroshima University, and Hydro Technology Institute Co., Ltd., on a joint research initiative into the prediction of red tide outbreaks that could potentially cause damage to marine resources

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Airbus To Produce 3D-Printed Hospital Visors In Fight Against Covid-19

The majority of Airbus sites in Spain have joined forces to produce 3D printed visor frames, providing healthcare personnel with individual protection equipment in the fight against Covid-19. More than twenty 3D printers are working day and night. Hundreds of visors have already been produced and dispatched to hospitals close …

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Historic RapidEye Constellation Captures Last Light

As announced at the beginning of the year, Planet Labs has now confirmed that the RapidEye constellation has retired, capturing its last magnificent images, which Planet Labs shared on 2 April 2020. “While RapidEye satellites will no longer collect imagery for commercial or noncommercial use, their archive of impressive data …

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Thousands Apply To Join NASA’s Artemis Generation, #BeAnAstronaut

More than 12,000 people have applied to join NASA’s next class of astronauts, demonstrating strong national interest to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – human missions to Mars. Applications were received from every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and …

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Cyber Security Company Cybereason Launches Middle East Operations

Cybereason provides complete visibility and actionable threat detection so security analysts can stop attacks before material damage happens. Cybereason’s Dubai-based operations will be overseen by Tarek Kuzbari, an industry sales veteran with experience at some of the world’s leading security companies. “The digital transformation era is expanding the attack surface …

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EU Project GALACTIC Develops Supply Chain For Alexandrite Laser Crystals

In the EU project “High Performance AlexandriteCrystals and Coatings for High Power Space Applications” (GALACTIC), Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) aims to develop a solely European supply chain for space-qualified high-performance laser crystals made of Alexandrite with the partners Optomaterials S.r.l. (Italy) and Altechna Coatings UAB (Lithuania). These laser crystals are to be used in earth observation satellites in space.

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