Space Products & Innovation
Travel, Lifestyle, and Entertainment
The United States was impacted by 14 natural disasters that each caused over a billion dollars in damage in 2019. Fortunately, scientists are using a multitude of resources to learn more about severe weather, including. . .
Companies and individuals are using positioning, navigation and timing (PNT), Earth observation (EO), and communication satellite technologies and data to humanity’s benefit. From commercial transportation to natural disaster relief, these products and services are changing, for the better, the way humans . . .
California’s vineyards are numerous, and their products are selling well across the United States. In 2016, the state’s wine sales hit a record $34.5 billion. The business of wine in California is big . . .
Space products and services directly help individuals with travel and entertainment. Personal spaceflight, while still evolving, continues to garner media attention as space vehicle manufacturers test hardware and announce new services. Technologies developed for use in space are also finding application in a range of entertainment markets, including professional swimming.
Smartphone software applications aid drivers with detailed travel plans.
There was a time when obtaining high-resolution imagery from satellite sources required a security clearance and a secure facility. Today, high-resolution imagery is an accessible, inexpensive, and portable reality due to companies such as Orbit Logic, which released smartphone software application SpyMeSat to the public in late 2013.
Some online retailers are trying their best to deliver goods within two days of an order. One small, same-day courier service, tiramizoo, is attempting to heighten delivery expectations and beat other delivery services by embracing the benefits of satellite navigation technology and online maps.
Satellites, cellphones, and software applications converge to provide a personalized tour guide service for those traveling throughout Europe. Software application creators, such as LatitudeN, are combining a smartphone’s satellite navigation technology with mapping software, imagery, and travel content to provide travelers a personalized tour experience.
People have dreamt of falling from great heights for centuries, but one man, Alan Eustace, fulfilled that terrifying dream in October 2014. His dream: to explore, and then fall from, the edge of space in a spacesuit.