BETHESDA, Md., August 18, 2014 – The first mapping calibration test course for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will be established by ASPRS at the Reno Stead airport, an FAA-designated UAS test site. The course will include ground surveyed targets of varying height, radiometric targets, undulating surfaces, “surprise” targets, and simulated flight restricted areas. The first UAS flights of the test course will be conducted in conjunction with the UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO symposium on October 21-22, 2014 in Reno, Nevada.
BETHESDA, Md., July 22, 2014 – ASPRS Membership Manager, Sokhan Hing has announced her retirement from ASPRS and plans to step down from her position, effective July 25th, 2014.
Hing has given ASPRS 34 years of outstanding service and dedication. She began her career at the American Society of Photogrammetry (ASP) as an Administrative Assistant in 1980. Hing worked her way through the hierarchy of ASP to the position of Membership Manager and has enjoyed the position since 1986. Prior to Hing’s work with ASP and ASPRS, she was employed at the American Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and spent some time working for Proctor & Gamble in Cambodia.
Upon announcing her retirement, Hing said, “I have very much enjoyed working for the Society. I always felt like ASPRS was my second home.”