Detection of Exoplanets at NASA FDL with kdb+
13 Dec 2018
Kx data scientist Espe Aguilera explains a NASA FDL mission to improve the accuracy of finding new exoplanets using machine learning models. The data for the project will come from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which was launched in April 2018, with the objective of discovering new exoplanets in orbit around the brightest stars in the solar neighborhood.
A conversation with Robert Hill, Head of Space Solutions at Kx
7 Aug 2018
Kx and the Space Data Revolution. Robert Hill is the Director of the Northern Ireland Space Office and chair of the Northern Ireland Space Special Interest Group (NISSIG) hosted by the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space trade membership group ADS. He is also a Regional Fellow with the UK Satellite Applications Catapult. Q: What
Case study: Kdb+ Used at NASA Frontier Development Lab in Predictive AI tool
1 May 2018
The NASA Frontier Development Lab combines the knowledge of planetary scientists and AI researchers to develop tools that benefit all of humanity. However this endeavor can only be achieved with the help and guidance of the FDL’s commercial partners. This case study gives an example of the crucial role of Kx systems technology in the development of a new space weather tool FlareNet.
Kx and Airbus developing satellite data analytics platform
14 Mar 2017
Kx parent First Derivatives today announced a collaboration agreement with Airbus Defence and Space to develop an innovative approach for the large-scale processing of geospatial Earth Observation data using Kx technology.
Satellite data manipulation and information provisioning, stemming from increased volumes of Earth Observation data, provide significant commercial potential. Together, Kx and Airbus Defence and Space are striving to take the lead in this emerging market.