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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

PAZ to Extend Airbus Radar Satellite Constellation for Improved Monitoring Capabilities by End of 2017

Friedrichshafen – PAZ, the satellite owned by the Spanish company Hisdesat, will soon increase the monitoring resources of the Airbus radar satellites constellation. Following its launch during the last quarter of 2017, PAZ will be positioned in the same orbit as the German owned TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites and form a high-resolution SAR satellite constellation

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Vega Set to Demonstrate Small-Satellite Dispenser

In the second half of 2018, the European Space Agency (ESA) Vega small launcher is set to demonstrate its extended capability to deploy multiple light satellites using its new versatile Small Satellites Mission Service (SSMS) dispenser. This demonstration provides the first of the launch opportunities under the new Light satellite, Low-cost Launch opportunity (LLLor L3)

Monday, February 20th, 2017

DLR commissions Airbus to Develop the Payload and Payload Ground Segment for MERLIN – the First Franco-German Earth Observation Satellite

Ottobrunn – Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed a contract with Space Administration at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to develop and build all components of the German contribution to the German-French Earth observation mission MERLIN. The German Aerospace Center and the French space agency Centre National d’Études Spatiales

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Sun Calendar Shows Solar Cycles Seen by Satellite

The SWAP camera onboard the European Space Agency (ESA) Proba-2 satellite takes advantage of extreme ultraviolet wavelengths to capture the hot turbulent atmosphere of the Sun’s solar corona. To illustrate what SWAP does and what it can teach, ESA and the Royal Observatory of Belgium collected and published 366 solar images—one for each day of

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

exactEarth to Provide India’s Navy with Satellite AIS

Cambridge, ON – exactEarth Ltd. (TSX: XCT), announces that it has signed a contract with Antrix Corporation Ltd., the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization, to provide Satellite AIS data services to the Indian Navy. The three-year subscription revenue contract is valued at USD $1.75 million in total.  With more than 7,500 km of

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

First Space-Based View of Human-Made Carbon Dioxide

Scientists produced the first global maps of human emissions of carbon dioxide ever made solely from satellite observations. The maps, based on data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite and generated with a new data-processing technique, agree well with inventories of known carbon dioxide emissions. No satellite before OCO-2 was capable of measuring carbon

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Airbus Defence and Space’s PerúSAT-1 Satellite Ready for Take-Off

The PerúSAT-1 satellite, designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company and world leader in the export of Earth observation satellites, for the Peruvian Space Agency (CONIDA), is ready for launch from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on 16 September 2016 03:43 CEST (20:43 Lima Time on 15

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

CryoSat Sets New Standard for Measuring Sea Levels

Trying to measure sea levels around rugged coastlines is not always an easy task. ESA’s CryoSat satellite is making a difference with its radar altimeter. Sea level is a very sensitive indicator of climate change, reflecting components of the climate system such as heat, glaciers and the melting of ice-sheets. Precisely monitoring changes in the

Friday, June 10th, 2016

exactEarth Announces Contract to Provide French Navy with Satellite AIS Data

Cambridge, ON – exactEarth Ltd. (TSX: XCT) (the “Company”), announces that it has been selected by Telespazio France to supply Satellite AIS services to the French Navy as part of the recently announced four-year Trimaran 2 project won by a consortium of Airbus Defense and Space and Telespazio France. Under terms of the contract, exactEarth will

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Sentinel-1A Spots Potential Oil Slick from Missing EgyptAir Plane

The Sentinel-1A radar satellite has detected a potential oil slick in the eastern Mediterranean Sea – in the same area where EgyptAir flight MS804 disappeared early yesterday morning on its way from Paris to Cairo. The image was acquired by Sentinel-1A yesterday at 16:00 GMT (18:00 CEST). ESA has given information related to the image

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