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Congratulations to SpaceX on their return to space!

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Jan 2017

Congratulations to SpaceX on their return to space!

On January 14, SpaceX successfully completed the insertion of 10 Iridium Next satellites into orbit and nailed the first stage booster landing on an autonomous drone barge to mark their fifth successful recovery of a booster. Churchill Navigation was pleased to play a part in this story — an ION digital video recorder, connected to a FLIR SC8300 MWIR camera, was used to record telescopic...

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ION’s Key Role in Cutting-Edge Tornado Research

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Nov 2016

ION’s Key Role in Cutting-Edge Tornado Research

During the summer of 2016, a team of researchers at Purdue University’s Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Department conducted a test program to determine the practicality of using Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) imaging to improve detection of poorly-visible tornadoes in supercell thunderstorms. Knowing flexibility and functionality was a key requirement for capturing the video their research depended on, the Purdue team called on the Churchill Navigation...

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