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Orbital Micro Systems Achieves Earth Observation Breakthroughs

19 August 2019

Orbital Micro Systems (OMS), a leader in advanced instrumentation for small satellite missions and analysis-ready earth data intelligence platforms, announced that data received from its payload on the IOD-1 GEMS satellite has proven the commercial viability of the company's advanced earth observation platform. Deployed from the International Space Station on 3 July, 2019, OMS' MINIRAD™ miniaturized passive microwave radiometer outmatched the best available microwave and infrared views of weather structures on earth, showing excellent clarity and detail not previously possible.

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Turkish satellite completes 8th year in orbit

16 August 2019

Turkey's first national earth observation satellite, named Rasat, completed its 8th year in orbit.

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Iceye reveals radar imagery of less than one metre resolution

09 August 2019

Iceye is publicly releasing its first synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite imagery with a resolution of less than one metre.

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CryoSat conquers ice on Arctic lakes

05 August 2019

The rapidly changing climate in the Arctic is not only linked to melting glaciers and declining sea ice, but also to thinning ice on lakes. The presence of lake ice can be easily monitored by imaging sensors and standard satellite observations, but now adding to its list of achievements, CryoSat can be used to measure the thickness of lake ice – another indicator of climate change.

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10 interesting facts about UAE’s first eye in the sky

29 July 2019

The UAE's journey to space has reached another milestone on Monday with its first satellite DubaiSat-1 marking a decade since its launch into orbit.

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Second laser boosts Aeolus power

23 July 2019

ESA's Aeolus satellite, which carries the world's first space Doppler wind lidar, has been delivering high-quality global measurements of Earth's wind since it was launched almost a year ago. However, part of the instrument, the laser transmitter, has been slowly losing energy. As a result, ESA decided to switch over to the instrument's second laser – and the mission is now back on top form.

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Maxar Chosen by NASA to Integrate Pollution Monitoring Payload on an Upcoming Commercial Satellite

22 July 2019

Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) today announced that it will integrate and fly NASA's Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument on a 1300-class satellite in geostationary (GEO) orbit. TEMPO will be the first space-based instrument to provide hourly monitoring of major air pollutants during the daytime across the North American continent at high spatial resolution.

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Sentinel-3 mission now delivering data at full capacity

15 July 2019

The Sentinel-3 satellites: Sentinel-3A and –3B are a part of the European Union's Earth Observation Copernicus Programme, working in tandem to deliver crucial satellite data from space.

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NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 Gets First Data

12 July 2019

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3), the agency's newest carbon dioxide-measuring mission to launch into space, has seen the light. From its perch on the International Space Station, OCO-3 captured its first glimpses of sunlight reflected by Earth's surface on 25 June, 2019. Just weeks later, the OCO-3 team was able to make its first determinations of carbon dioxide and solar-induced fluorescence — the "glow" that plants emit from photosynthesis, a process that includes the capture of carbon from the atmosphere.

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Copernicus Sentinels catch emissions of volcanic eruption

12 July 2019

Dormant since 1924, the Raikoke Volcano in the Kuril Island chain, near the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia, recently awoke. Data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P and Sentinel-3 satellites are giving vital information on its aftermath.

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UAE’s satellite Falcon Eye 1 launch postponed

08 July 2019

The Monday launch of the UAE's reconnaissance satellite ‘Falcon Eye 1' has been pushed back once again due to high-altitude winds in French Guiana, Arianespace has announced.

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Surviving the shaker brings better weather forecasting a step closer

02 July 2019

With the first in the next generation of Meteosat satellites due to be launched in a couple of years, an important milestone has been passed, further paving the way for better weather forecasts – something on which we all rely.

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UAE to launch Falcon Eye 1 satellite in July

01 July 2019

The UAE will launch its fourth reconnaissance satellite next month, sending the Falcon Eye 1 into space on 6 July.

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SSTL expertise enables new space mission for the FORMOSAT-7 weather constellation

25 June 2019

The successful launch on 24 June 2019 (EST) of 6 satellites for the FORMOSAT-7 joint US-Taiwanese weather forecasting constellation marks the start of another SSTL-enabled space mission, a cause for celebration at SSTL's UK HQ.

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SpaceX rocket to carry satellites that will improve Australia's weather forecasting

25 June 2019

Six satellites that will improve Australia's weather forecasting will shoot into space on the world's most powerful operational rocket today, with the help of a small team of experts in the Northern Territory.

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NASA Helps Warn of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes, Reservoirs

21 June 2019

Harmful algal blooms can cause big problems in coastal areas and lakes across the United States. When toxin-containing aquatic organisms multiply and form a bloom, it can sicken people and pets, contaminate drinking water, and force closures at boating and swimming sites.

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Connecting the dots: nitrogen dioxide over Siberian pipelines

20 June 2019

New maps that use information from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite reveal emissions of nitrogen dioxide along a Siberian natural gas pipeline that connects the Urengoy gas field – the second-largest gas field in the world – with Europe.

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SMOS joins forces with top weather forecasting system

12 June 2019

As of yesterday, 11 June 2019, measurements from ESA's SMOS mission are being fully integrated into ECMWF's forecasting system, allowing for a more accurate description of water content in soil.

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RADARSAT satellite constellation successfully launches to space

12 June 2019

The three RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites were successfully launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on June 12, 2019.

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SpaceX Completes Falcon 9 Static Fire Test Ahead of RADARSAT Launch

09 June 2019

SpaceX has confirmed a successful static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket that will carry three Canadian Earth observation satellites to orbit.

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