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DMC Constellation strengthens wide area monitoring capabilities

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.

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Space forum 2019: leveraging data from space

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.

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Central America Unites to Take a Nanosatellite to Space

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.

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Seattle-area Earth observation satellite factory LeoStella is open for business

18 February 2019

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.

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Space harpoon skewers 'orbital debris'

15 February 2019

The British-led mission to test techniques to clear up space junk has demonstrated a harpoon in orbit.

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NanoRacks Completes Sixth CubeSat Deployment from Cygnus Spacecraft, Continues Historic Program

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.

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Youngsters learn about careers on offer in growing Earth Observation sector

14 February 2019

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.

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Can 'Big Brother' technology clean up palm oil's image?

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.

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Use of earth observation data in UK government to be "mainstream" within a decade

06 February 2019

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.

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Gaining a clear picture of land degradation and soil erosion

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.

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Airbus adds new service Verde to its precision farming portfolio

04 February 2019

Innovative solution to deliver detailed crop analytics already adopted by DataFarming.

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NorthStar Earth & Space partners with SpecTIR to deliver complete hyperspectral image services

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.

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NanoRacks completes 15th CubeSat Mission on International Space Station

31 January 2019

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.

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India puts 'lightest satellite' Kalamsat V2 into orbit

25 January 2019

India has launched what it says is the world's lightest satellite ever to be put into orbit.

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Airbus fellows to join ESA's ɸ-lab

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.

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Russia to launch Arctic weather satellite

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.

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Smaller, cheaper: How these tiny satellites are spinning off new space data movement

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.

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Picterra Launches an interactive tool for users to build their own artificial intelligence model

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.

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A prominent first year for the Copernicus Incubation Programme

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!

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A strange kind of data tracks the weather and pirate ships

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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