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The AI Inside NASA’s Latest Mars Rover, Perseverance

Feb 18, 2021 |

As NASA’s latest Mars rover, Perseverance, prepares to land on the Martian surface Feb. 18 (Thursday) after a six-month flight to the red planet, the use of AI will quickly become an important part of the rover’s mission once it begins to traverse the landscape. Read more…

Researchers Use Deep Learning to Plow Through NASA Snow Radar Data

Jan 22, 2021 |

From 2009 through 2019, NASA’s Operation IceBridge sent out observation flights over the Arctic, Antarctic, and Alaska. Those 11 years of flights produced detailed data on the dimensions and fluxes of snow, sea ice, glaciers, and ice sheets thanks to a medley of radar, lasers, cameras, gravimeters, magnetometers, and other instruments. Read more…

Data Visualization Delivers a Full Moon

Oct 27, 2020 |

Data visualization and the organization of information in multiple formats from pixels to text has been used to develop a compelling website that presents in extraordinary detail the first human exploration of our moon. Read more…

Solar Data Analytics Approaches Warp Speed

Jun 19, 2020 |

Data scientists at NASA are employing GPU-powered workstations and local storage to greatly accelerate analysis of images captured by the Solar Dynamic Observatory.

Launched in 2010 to probe our yellow dwarf star and its magnetic field, the solar observatory carries three instruments: Read more…

All-Weather Image Data Put to the Test

Apr 23, 2020 |

Mapping data collected by multi-spectral satellites is being combined with AI and computer vision algorithms to help extract ground features and building footprints. The potential applications for those data products range from disaster response and humanitarian relief efforts. Read more…

NASA Upgrades Search Capabilities

Nov 6, 2019 |

NASA’s far-flung research centers have generated a solar system’s worth of data since the agency was launched in 1958. To help make it more searchable for rocket engineers and scientists, the space agency is enlisting new search methods based on machine learning frameworks. Read more…

GitHub Hardens Supply Chain with a Query Engine

Sep 20, 2019 |

The GitHub code repository hosting service has moved to shore up its supply chain with a deal to acquire Semmle, creator of a semantic code analysis engine that allows developers to scan large codebases for vulnerabilities. Read more…

Neo4j Expands Startup Access to Graph Database

Mar 26, 2019 |

Graph database specialist Neo4j is expanding free access to its enterprise platform for startup companies, a move the company said would help later-stage entrepreneurs expand their data visualization efforts as that market continues to heat up. Read more…

Spotting Bugs in a Searchable Code Database

Aug 23, 2018 |

A stealthy developer of a software analytics engine designed for scanning code to spot security holes and programming glitches surfaced this week with a pair of investors and a strategy for making code searchable in a database. Read more…

NASA Lab Looks to Spur AI Development

Jun 27, 2018 |

A NASA laboratory is working with Google, Intel and other industry heavyweights to launch applied AI technologies into space.

The space agency’s Frontier Development Lab is targeting four space applications that would use AI and machine learning technologies, including improved prediction of space weather and accelerating the discovery of exoplanets. Read more…

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