Three. Two. One. China is going all-out to make sure its homegrown version of GPS technology, Beidou, or 'big dipper', achieves lift-off. Few outside of China have heard of it, but the hope is that will change soon.
When rescue and recovery crews make their way through communities devastated by hurricanes, tornados and wildfires, what they need are maps to help them get around safely. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ writer Dr. JoAnne Castagna is looking forward to an uneventful hurricane season, but in case it’s not, USACE is prepared!