Laser Scanning
ChronoPoints is an initiative of UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training to digitally documenting mid-century structures and artifacts.
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Laser Scanning Tag

The Rocket Thrower sculpture is one of a handful of objects remaining in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park from the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair. Created by Donald De Lue, the bronze statue stands 43 feet high and is located along the Court of the Astronauts hurling a rocket toward the Unisphere....

Please visit our new Ford Roundhouse Page - it provides a brief site history, photographs and the Potree feature which enables you to dynamically view our laser scan. Potree enables you to adjust the quality of the scan, so be certain to use the controls...

The ChronoPoints team ventured to La Mesa in March to capture the Penske-Ford Roundhouse prior to its impending demolition. We just learned the demolition of the building is now underway. We are currently working on a detailed Project Page regarding the structure's history and our laser scanning effort.  Until we launch the Roundhouse Project Page, here is a sample laser scan image of the building....

Today is the 57th anniversary of Alan Shepard's suborbital Mercury flight representing the first American in space.  ChronoPoints scanned the Mercury Mission Control room at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Center a few years ago. Please visit our YouTube video of the project https://vimeo.com/111700062...

  Together with Langan Engineering, we laser scanned the TWA Flight Center at JFK just prior to its transition to a hotel.  If you are curious as to how it is progressing, this Architectural Digest article provides a glimpse ...