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27 February 2019
Airbus Defence and Space is now offering new capabilities for wide area monitoring through the DMC Constellation, bringing increased resolution (from 12 to 24m) and extra spectral bands, including Red-Edge, Blue, Coastal Blue and Panchromatic. These new assets will boost key capabilities for agriculture, environmental monitoring and disaster management applications.
25 February 2019
On 21 and 22 May, space and digital experts will share their knowledge and discuss the latest trends during the next edition of Space Forum. Organised in parallel with ICT Spring, a global tech conference, Space Forum will take place at the European Convention Center Luxembourg, at the very heart of Europe.
24 February 2019
The Central American Association of Aeronautics and Space (ACAE) announced today the development of a new project that will put Central America once again in space. This is the construction of a CubeSat (a small satellite or nanosatellite) which will have as a scientific mission to measure the exposure to flood watershed selected in the Central American region and thus be able to prevent the impact caused by them.
When you hear the words "satellite factory," LeoStella's operations in a nondescript office park south of Seattle probably isn't the image that comes to mind. But that's exactly what it is.
15 February 2019
The British-led mission to test techniques to clear up space junk has demonstrated a harpoon in orbit.
14 February 2019
Last night, NanoRacks successfully completed the Company's sixth CubeSat deployment mission from Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft. Cygnus (S.S. John Young) departed the International Space Station on 8th February, 2019 and performed a number of on-orbit activities, including yet another historic NanoRacks deployment.
A hundred students took part in an event hosted by the UK Space Agency to showcase the wide range of careers available using satellite data to monitor and manage our planet.
11 February 2019
Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to source the ingredient responsibly.
The use of "earth observation" technology is already common in government and will become mainstream within ten years, according to a UK government chief scientist.
05 February 2019
Geographers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) are coordinating a new joint research project that is studying changes in landscapes and soil conditions of South Africa.
04 February 2019
Innovative solution to deliver detailed crop analytics already adopted by DataFarming.
31 January 2019
NorthStar Earth & Space Inc. is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with SpecTIR Hyperspectral & Remote Sensing Solutions of Reno, Nevada to deliver complete hyperspectral imaging services. SpecTIR's airborne hyperspectral image services will complement space-based hyperspectral image services delivered by NorthStar, the world's first global information platform to monitor Earth, its environment and near-space.
NanoRacks successfully completed the 15th CubeSat Deployment mission from the Company's commercially developed platform on the International Space Station. Having released five CubeSats into low-Earth orbit, this mission marks NanoRacks' 190th CubeSat released from the Space Station, and the 228th small satellite deployed by NanoRacks overall.
25 January 2019
India has launched what it says is the world's lightest satellite ever to be put into orbit.
22 January 2019
ESA's new Earth observation innovation hub, ɸ-lab, is set to welcome three research fellows from the aerospace industry giant Airbus, to work at the edge of disruptive technologies that monitor Earth's environment from space.
21 January 2019
The first Russian satellite for weather forecasting and monitoring climate and environment in the Arctic region, Arktika-M, is planned to be sent to near-earth orbit in June 2019, a source in the Russian space industry told Sputnik on Sunday.
21 January 2019
Finnish Earth-observation company ICEYE ended 2018 on something of an astronomical high.
On 1 December, it successfully launched into orbit its second SAR microsatellite, weighing less than 100kg. On 14 December, it received a €10m ($11.14m) capital loan from Business Finland to manufacture more satellites in 2019.
19 January 2019
At TUS Expo Europe, Picterra introduced the custom detector, a tool that allows users of their online platform to build their own artificial intelligence model to detect objects in aerial and satellite images.
18 January 2019
If you're building a product or service that uses Copernicus data or information and you would like to obtain funding to finance your work - look no further than the Copernicus Incubation Programme!
11 January 2019
A group of apes is called a shrewdness; a group of ferrets is called a business; a group of small satellites is called a constellation. And Spire is the name of one shrewd business with a constellation of small satellites. More than 60 of its sats are up in orbit, collecting information about the weather, as well as the movements of ships and air traffic.
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