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Set up towards the end of 2000, the International Charter Space and Major Disasters has so far provided satellite images to support rescue operations in 610 major disasters in 125 countries.
China is to deliver customised data services to 22 more countries along the Belt and Road through its Fengyun meteorological satellites.
In a bid to attract more customers and employees into Firefly's aerospace activities, the startup plans to offer valuable payload space to these two groups on its first Alpha rocket flight in December.
Indian scientists say that Indian space station can double up as earth observation satellites with the installation of necessary instruments like cameras.
07 June 2019
Poland's space sector rides the astral wave as Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit signs a letter of intent to cooperate with Wrocław-based SatRevolution startup to put nanosatellites in space.
Algorithm trains itself to identify objects, unlocking new geospatial workflow efficiencies.
Seattle-based BlackSky is ramping up commercial operations of its satellite-based geospatial intelligence platform, thanks to newly announced deals with the National Reconnaissance Office and HawkEye 360, a company that has its own radio-sensing satellites in orbit.
In January-April Azercosmos exported satellite and telecommunication services worth $13.7 million to 18 countries.
Tiny, low-cost satellites that can work together to boost their output and a technology that reduces the loss of satellite data are two of the latest innovations to hit the Earth observation market – and the results promise to reveal a more detailed image of our planet.
With technological advances in Earth observation, we may be only a few years away from screening commodity index funds for environmental risks the same way we account for other financially material risks in public equities today.
SSTL has welcomed Customer Engineers from the Thai Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency to Guildford to participate in the THEOS-2 SmallSAT Earth Observation project.
With the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) putting the finishing touches on its Landsat Collection 2 product, it's taking several steps to ensure that the Landsat user community has sufficient time to augment its current Landsat Collection-based data processing flow.
The UAE Space Agency and EXOLAUNCH on Sunday announced a satellite developed by UAE students will be launched into orbit by the end of this year.
06 May 2019
The German Aerospace Center has created a special dataset to monitor, assess, and protect the current state and development of forests with precision - the global TanDEM-X Forest/Non-Forest Map.
29 April 2019
Two awardees have been recognized with the 2018 William T. Pecora Award for achievements in Earth remote sensing.
Barbara J. Ryan has been honored for her many contributions, including promoting public access to Earth observation data. The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) international team has been recognized for significant contributions to advancing atmospheric monitoring for the human health, air quality, and natural hazards communities.
19 April 2019
For six decades, NASA has used the vantage point of space to better understand our home planet and improve lives. A new interactive website called Space for U.S. highlights some of the many ways that NASA's Earth observations help people strengthen communities across the United States and make informed decisions about public health, disaster response and recovery, and environmental protection.
After substantial investments to build and launch sensors designed to observe the atmosphere, numerical weather and climate prediction have benefited greatly from the assimilation of satellite data. The overall improvement in forecasts include advances in modeling, computer power and observations. Satellite observations have also enabled fantastic advances in situational awareness for forecasters.
SWiCA Conference Technology today won the Prolight + Sound Sinus Systems Integration Award for its work on EUMETSAT's new control room.
DLR and the University of Stuttgart test the transmission of Earth observation data using laser communications
03 April 2019
Data from space using lasers
Earth observation satellites play a key role in weather forecasting, climate research, monitoring of the planet's surface and the detection of forest fires. These tasks require satellites to transmit very large amounts of data to the ground for analysis. Today's radio systems are reaching their limits in this area.
Two of the UK's leading Space sector companies, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and Oxford Space Systems (OSS) have been awarded National Space Technology Programme funding to develop an innovative and stowage-efficient Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) payload.
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