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Measuring Clouds

April 10, 2017    

A DDIS custom-designed payload mount lofts cloud measurement sensors above the Falls Church shop. Measuring Clouds AirPhotosLIVE.com’s aerostat balloon platform…

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Vae Victis FIRST Robotics team wins the Innovation in Control award

March 6, 2017    

DDIS Sponsored FRC team number 1418, Vae Victis, was awarded the Innovation in Control award at the Northern Virginia District…

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Lead Robotics programmer Interns at DDIS this summer

July 25, 2016    

George Mason senior, Matt Puentes, has joined DDIS for a two week training and job-shadowing program. This is followed by…

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RF Audit

July 7, 2016     / / / /

DDIS helps clients perform frequency-specific RF spectrum audits. Team checks the spectrum sensor and omni-antenna payload, which is then lofted on DDIS’ tethered…

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Thinking Green

November 30, 2015     /

Thinking green in a lighter than air industry means recycling helium at every opportunity. This roll of insulation will cover the…

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DDIS Summer Intern

July 13, 2015    

DDIS intern joins DDIS for the summer of 2015. Daraius Boston is shown coating a DDIS aerostat tether.

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Developing a new winch

July 13, 2015    

DDIS craftsman Tom Saulnier welds on a 360 degree fairlead roller system. This allows unattended surveillance balloon launches regardless of…

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Future Site of Transbay’s Norman Foster Tower to Sell to Chinese Developers for $296M

January 15, 2015    

DDIS captured the 1000′ high, 360° views from this proposed future SF icon. We were excited to be a part…

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One World Trade Center: Before + After

April 10, 2014    

One World Trade Center: Before + After Before | 2005: 1st Generation High resolution 360° captured via remote camera payload…

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FAA appeals decision on commercial drones

March 10, 2014    

FAA appeals decision on commercial drones By Mike M. Ahlers, CNN updated 7:34 PM EST, Fri March 7, 2014 Fearing…

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