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Our Single-photon lidar yields rapid topographic and bathymetric coverage

Our Single-photon lidar yields rapid topographic and bathymetric coverage

Sigma Space’s unique technology featured in Laser Focus World. HRQLS, pronounced Hercules, Sigma Space’s most recent moderate-altitude High-Resolution Quantum Lidar System, has been featured in Laser Focus World. Orders of magnitude...

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MABEL completes successful mission

MABEL completes successful mission

MABEL, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar, recently completed a mission based out of Fairbanks, Alaska, on the NASA ER-2 high-altitude aircraft, to gather data from sea ice in the Arctic during the summer.  MABEL...

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Sigma Space at EGU 2014: showing MPL to the World

Sigma Space at EGU 2014: showing MPL to the World

From April 27 to May 2, 2014 nearly 12,500 Earth, planetary and space scientists from 106 countries gathered in Vienna for the European Geophysical Union General Assembly (EGU 2014). Sigma Space...

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ATLAS Photon Counting Electronics engineering models delivered to NASA

ATLAS Photon Counting Electronics engineering models delivered to NASA

Our Electrical Engineering Team delivered the ICESat-2 ATLAS Photon Counting Electronics (PCE) Engineering Model hardware to NASA GSFC (Goddard Space Flight Center). The sophisticated electronic hardware will allow for full...

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Mini-ATM delivered to NASA Wallops Flight Facility for ice sheet monitoring

Mini-ATM delivered to NASA Wallops Flight Facility for ice sheet monitoring

Sigma Space delivered the Mini Airborne Topographic Mapper (Mini-ATM) at NASA Wallops Flight Facility, after a development effort based on challenging parameters: intended as a complement to NASA’s existing Airborne...

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Successful integration of Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology Experiment into Global Hawk

Successful integration of Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology Experiment into Global Hawk

High-altitude airborne lidar wind profiler is in final preparations to support NASA hurricane mission. NASA GSFC and Sigma Space personnel successfully integrated the Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology Experiment (TWiLiTE) onboard the...

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LVIS integration and test flight: mission accomplished!

 LVIS integration and test flight: mission accomplished!

LVIS opens the doors to remote terrain 3D measurements onboard the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. On June 20, 2013, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and Sigma Space Corp. successfully completed...

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NASA and Sigma Space Corp. accomplish successful mission with MABEL

NASA and Sigma Space Corp. accomplish successful mission with MABEL

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Sigma Space Corp. have recently completed work on another flight mission of MABEL, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experiment Lidar. The mission meant to provide the...

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Micro Pulse LiDAR helps to shed light on carbon emissions at World Economic Forum

Micro Pulse LiDAR helps to shed light on carbon emissions at World Economic Forum

Sigma Space Corporation partnered with Picarro Corporation, Penn State University and CLIMMOD scientists in the City Carbon project, demonstrating near real-time carbon emission estimates in the city of Davos, Switzerland,...

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Sigma Space deploys world’s first commercial operational volcanic-ash measurement LIDAR

Sigma Space deploys world’s first commercial operational volcanic-ash measurement LIDAR

NASA-derived technology solves airport closures in Argentina Sigma Space’s Micro Pulse LiDAR (MPL) was installed at Bariloche airport in Argentina on January 30th at the request of the Argentinean Ministry of Defense....

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Creating Earth images with remote sensing

Creating Earth images with remote sensing

Our employee Rob Simmons interviewed about his role in creating images of the Earth from remote sensing data. In this video, Rob ...

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Breakthrough Lidar technology for high resolution 3d mapping uses single photon returns

Breakthrough Lidar technology for high resolution 3d mapping uses single photon returns

Our single-photon counting 3d Lidar can be much more efficient than conventional lidars, which often use hundreds or even thousands of received photons to make a single range measurement. The...

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GET YOUR HEAD into THE CLOUDS by Phil DeCola

GET YOUR HEAD into THE CLOUDS by Phil DeCola

Every breath we take, even in clear fresh air, contains millions of tiny particles and droplets. These microscopic bits are called aerosols. They have myriad sources in nature and human-activity...

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NASA Earth Venture Mission uses Sigma Space Micro Pulse Lidar for Air Quality observations

NASA Earth Venture Mission uses Sigma Space Micro Pulse Lidar for Air Quality observations

We participated to NASA DISCOVER-AQ Earth Venture Mission, with Micro Pulse Lidar (MPL) and the novel MiniMPL, for monitoring pollution in the near-surface atmosphere. The Sigma Space MPL and MiniMPL will...

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Volcano Ash detection with Sigma Space Micro Pulse Lidar

Volcano Ash detection with Sigma Space Micro Pulse Lidar

Sigma Space Corporation Micro Pulse Lidar has been shipped to Japan to study the volcanic ash of the recent eruption of Shinmoe-dake. A volcanic plume began to rise from...

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Athermal Telescope NOW AVAILABLE for Micro Pulse Lidar Systems

Athermal Telescope NOW AVAILABLE for Micro Pulse Lidar Systems

A cost effective Athermal Telescope has been designed and developed by our R&D. Temperature stability, carbon fiber construction and high quality optics are its key features. The new telescope enhances the...

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Sigma Space honored guest in Japan on laser ranging

Sigma Space honored guest in Japan on laser ranging

Our Chief Scientist, Dr. John Degnan, was invited as the keynote speaker to the 18th International Workshop on Laser Ranging, held this year in Fujishiyoda, Japan. Experts in the field...

Aerospace optical systems expert, Thomas M. Casey, joins Sigma Space as Vice President for Business Development

Aerospace optical systems expert, Thomas M. Casey, joins Sigma Space as Vice President for Business Development

With 30 years of experience in the development and deployment of space hardware across a variety of defense, civil and commercial markets, Tom Casey, as our new Vice President of...

High-level NASA engineer, Michael Hagopian, named Senior Vice President of Engineering for Sigma Space Corporation

High-level NASA engineer, Michael Hagopian, named Senior Vice President of Engineering for Sigma Space Corporation

Sigma Space adds an aerospace leader, Senior Level NASA engineer, to its management team and Board Sigma Space Corporation announced today the appointment of Michael Hagopian, former NASA engineer, as Senior...

VIEW FROM SPACE: an interview with our CEO

VIEW FROM SPACE: an interview with our CEO

Marcos Sirota has recently been interviewed by Management Today magazine. "Our technical people are the original creators and source of innovation" our CEO says.   To learn more about his philosophy and...

Pentagon's Top Innovator, Dr. Tony Tether, Joins Sigma Space Board of Directors

Pentagon's Top Innovator, Dr. Tony Tether, Joins Sigma Space Board of Directors

The Pentagon's former top innovator, Dr. Anthony J. Tether, has joined our distinguished and growing Board of Directors. Dr. Tether served for eight years as the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects...

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