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The SoCal Network organises technical lectures, visits and other events in and around Southern California, with most of our members living in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange Counties. All are welcome to attend events, including non-IET members, as well as friends and family.


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How to Map the Earth (or what was the Space Shuttle for) - Sept 10th, 2016.
This was the title of an excellent talk filled with personal insights from one of the JPL scientists involved in creating Digital Elevation Maps of earth using Synthetic Aperture Radars carried in orbit by the Space Shuttle. A fraction of what the attendees learned can be found in the blog

SpaceX Production Facility Tour - July 23rd, 2016.
Those who read the PATW blog post had early warning of our tour of SpaceX and duely subscribed to updates on this community site and our newsletter so were able to get places on this over subscribed tour. For those of you who missed it you can read more in our blog
Southern California Edison Advanced Technology Labs Visit.
Continuing our efforts to provide intesresting and informative events to everybody the Local Network has been out learning more about the impact of winds and solar and the impact of energy storage management, you can read more in this write-up 

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How to Map the Earth (or what was the shuttle for) was the title of an excellent talk to the IET in Southern California by Dr Kobrick, a scientist from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. The first manned mission for the space shuttle, and it’s second flight overall, STS-2 had a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) loaded in the payload bay to capture ... read more...
Posted by Richard Tregaskes on IET Southern California Network Sep 13, 2016 3:49 AM BST


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