Draper sponsors crowd-sourced Chronos contest to solve geospatial challenge
CAMBRIDGE, MA – The challenge: New constellations of small satellites will launch in the near future, generating a deluge of imagery for analysts to sift through to find patterns and answers to perplexing issues. To help prepare for the onslaught, Draper is sponsoring a contest for bright/creative/audacious contestants to demonstrate the skills of intelligence analysts or crime scene investigators as they develop online tools to analyze satellite imagery and solve this vexing dilemma.
The TRIDENT II Weapons System is the primary strategic deterrent for both the United States and the United Kingdom. Fourteen active U.S. Navy Ohio-class submarines carry Trident missiles, accounting for nearly half of U.S. strategic warheads; four Royal Navy Vanguard-class submarines also carry them.
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