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Cape Canaveral Space History in 3D


Working in collaboration with the 45th Space Wing of the United States Air Force, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), this digital survey and documentation was undertaken by USF's Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections group in the USF Libraries (Principal Investigators Drs. Lori Collins and Travis Doering), to provide continuing baseline terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) survey, monitoring, and spatial recording for selected historic launch complexes. Targeted structures were chosen for ongoing assessment and 3D laser scan survey, and these data were brought together with aerial Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications in a digital platform for landscape and structure consideration. The project was performed in combination with Global Positioning Systems (GPS), videography, and imaging documentation, with the 3D terrestrial laser scanning providing the referent data for the derived 3D Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD) products and archival as-is conditional reference. The 3D models in this collection represent easy to share and lightweight versions of laser scanned and modeled data. Other collection content includes cartographic and mapping products, current and historic photos including materials supplied by the 45th Space Wing, and historical videos and media highlighting the significance of US Space History and Cape Canaveral.


\"ImageThis digital collection is dedicated to Gafataitua C. "Nafa" Fa'alogo (November 29, 1969 - February 4, 2017). Nafa was a Collections Specialist in the Digital Scholarship Service department at the USF Libraries and worked over 20 years in the library. His passion for all things relating to space history and dissemination of knowledge through digital collections will always be a part of our ethos at the USF Libraries.
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