Monday, July 23rd, 2012
The Department of the Interior and NASA today mark the fortieth anniversary of the Landsat program, the world’s longest-running Earth-observing satellite program. The first Landsat satellite was launched on July 23, 1972.
Monday, July 16th, 2012
AirPatrol, the latest generation airborne satcom terminal from Astrium, has finished testing in Canada and is now “flight proven”. It commenced flight trials with the Canadian DND as part of the RIFL2E (Radar and Imaging for the Land/Littoral Environment) coastal surveillance project.
Friday, July 6th, 2012
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) is announcing the planned launch of exactView-1, the highest detection performance Automatic Identification System (AIS) satellite ever built, on 22nd July by a Soyuz launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. exactView-1 (previously known as ADS-1b) was built under contract for exactEarth and will become the fifth deployed satellite
Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Canada has thanked Russia for helping it find a crashed helicopter which went down in the Canadian Rockies in an incident in March. The crew was safely evacuated from the site. The wreckage was located by Russia’s GLONASS-K satellite, equipped with the Cospas-Sarsat search and rescue technology. Launched in February 2011, it forms part of
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
A sleepless planet with the twinkling lights of populated areas can be seen in an image captured by satellite. It is one among impressive images of typical landscapes and human settlements of Southeast Asia and Europe, captured by German Aerospace Centre (DLR) satellite, on display in Ha Noi until May 20. As contribution to the
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
The first international conference entitled ‘Satellite for Sustainable Development’ will be held on October 3-4 in Tehran by Telecommunications Department of Amir Kabir University. The conference is held with the purpose of development of technical knowledge in the field of satellite technology and its applications for sustainable development through creating a suitable environment for scientific
Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Thanks to a novel initiative, a Maltese child – and a child from every other EU member state – is to have one of the European Union’s Galileo satellites named after him or her. The European Commission is inviting children aged between nine and 11 to participate in a drawing competition with the subject of ‘Space