DataPreneur Teaser 08: Application of Space-Based Data

join David Perkins, our host and entrepreneur-in residence for the enlightening wrap-up of this week’s discussion about space and space-based data. In the final segment of this interview, our space experts point out the multitude of applications for space-based data; from world-wide, global-scale data, down to high-resolution parking-lot traffic density tracking.

DataPreneur Teaser 07: The Uncertainty of Space-Based Data – Complications, Convolutions & Anomalies

In today’s short installment of DataPreneur, David Perkins – host and entrepreneur in residence for VSDC – guides our returning space experts on a conversation about what makes space and space-based data so complicated. they touch on everything from the inherent uncertainty of all measurement, to the ever-changing trajectories of the many objects that must be navigated in a growing field of space junk surrounding our planet.

DataPreneur Teaser 06: Space-Based Data Providing New Perspectives on Earth.

In a continuation of this week’s discussion about space, VSDC’s Entrepreneur in Residence, David Perkins, leads our Experts on a discussion about everything from oribital mechanics to hardening components against space radiation to solar flares, and how the data we gain in space impacts the way we live here on earth.

DataPreneur Podcast Teaser 05: What is Space?

Today, we have a continuation the DataPreneur discussion on space. This time, our host and “Entrepreneur in Residence,” David Perkins, get the experts to weigh in with their perspective on the fundamentals of space… like, what even is it?

DataPreneur Podcast Teaser 04: Into Space

Hey, Welcome back to the VSDC blog. Good to see you!   This week, VSDC’s Entrepreneur-in-residence, David Perkins, treats us to an all new mind blowing interview with an incredible panel of space experts!   In today’s segment, we get to hear each of the experts explain who they are, and what first inspired them to […]

DataPreneur Podcast Teaser 03: Data vs. Value

In the third and final part of this interview, Jason and David discuss what value means with respect to data and analytics, and what can turn data into dollar signs.

DataPreneur Podcast Teaser 02: Business Skills for Data Science

This is the second part of David Perkin’s interview with Jason Krantz, CEO and Founder of Strategy Titan – a data advisory and consulting firm. This is from the “DataPreneur” podcast, where David hosts interviews with data scientists and subject-matter experts about their practical experience in both data science and entrepreneurship as part of the […]

DataPreneur Podcast Teaser 01: A People-First Approach to Data Science

Today, we have an insightful clip from the “DataPreneur” podcast hosted by David Perkins. This is from a series of interviews with data scientists and subject-matter experts about their practical experience in both data science and entrepreneurship as part of the VA small-sat data consortium, which is a statewide program led by ODU and Virginia Tech to stimulate data science startup companies in the commonwealth of VA.
Here, David has a candid conversation with Jason Krantz, CEO and founder of Strategy Titan, a data advisory and consulting firm, about his people-first approach to data science the surprising significance of the human element.

VA Data Cube Year 1 Accomplishments

  The Consortium facilitates the resolution of everyday problems for the Commonwealth’s scientific, entrepreneurial, and industrial communities.   VA Data Cube Year 1 Timeline   April 2020 – SOW established for AMA Partners May 2020 – Established the notebook server and ”out-of-the-box” data cube software running in AWS May 2020 – Established MITRE UIX participation […]

VSDC Year 1 Milestones

VSDC Milestones / Accomplishments VSDC Platform Development Developed an Initial Small Sat Capabilities Inventory Developed a Small Sat Data Downlink Architecture Formulated and Began Development of Va. Open Data Cube What it does Serves as an open-source data curation system. Aggregates time-series satellite, citizen-contributed, government and potentially industry provided data Supports problem exposure and novel […]

VSDC Summer 2020 Internships

  We proud to announce the VSDC STEM interns who have accepted the opportunity to join and contribute to the VSDC initiative. The interns are as follows, Jarius Hillman, Hannah Velasquez, and Skyle Close-Arzon. Further information on these rising applicants can be found under the VSDC About Us page. All three applications offer various high-level […]

Small Satellite Conference Publication

VSDC’s own Zachary Leffke has collaborated together with multiple different authors across many organizations to publish a paper on a prototype Virginia ground station network. This paper will be presented at the Small Satellite Conference, taking place on August 1st through 6th. This is a very exciting moment to show case the hard work all […]