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Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Nanosatellite Validates Aircraft Tracking, Prepares for Deorbit Demo

The CanX-7 nanosatellite built by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies validated real-time detection and tracking of aircraft by a satellite in low-Earth orbit. The next mission phase will begin in early May 2017 with deployment of drag sails developed by SFL to accelerate the deorbiting of small

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Airbus-Built Satellite SES-10 Successfully Launched

Cape Canaveral, 31/03/2017 – The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and additional capacity for direct-to-home TV broadcasting, enterprise and mobility services to Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Supersonic Plasma Jets Discovered

Information from the European Space Agency (ESA) magnetic field Swarm mission led to the discovery of supersonic plasma jets high up in Earth’s atmosphere that can push temperatures up to almost 10,000 degrees Celsius. Presenting these findings at the Swarm Science Meeting in Canada, scientists from the University of Calgary explained how they used measurements

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

SPACEKNOW Raises $4 Million in Series A Funding

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – SpaceKnow Inc., today announced the company has raised $4 million in Series A financing led by BlueYard Capital and previously existing investor Reflex Capital. This investment brings the company’s total funds raised to approximately $5.5 million. Jason Whitmire, Partner at BlueYard, will join the Board of Directors. The funding will be

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Airbus-Built SKY Brasil-1 Satellite Successfully Launched by Ariane 5

Kourou – SKY Brasil-1, a telecommunications satellite made by Airbus Defence and Space for AT&T/DIRECTV, was successfully launched from the space centre at Kourou, French Guiana, on an Ariane 5 rocket. It was the 77th consecutive successful flight for Europe’s satellite launch vehicle. SKY Brasil-1 is the 44th Eurostar E3000-based spacecraft built by Airbus Defence

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

East View Expands South China Sea Imaging Capabilities

MINNEAPOLIS  – East View Geospatial is enthusiastic to announce the expansion of analytic services in the South China Sea for foundation data and satellite imagery.   The South China Sea serves as an international crossroads of culture, commerce and security interests, with 20 percent of the world’s population residing within 100 kilometers from the region.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

NASA Measures ‘Dust on Snow’ to Help Manage Watersheds

Hydrologists at the Colorado Basin River Forecast Center are providing streamflow forecasts for watersheds within the Colorado River Basin, which includes some of the most parched land in the United States. “The forecasts we get from the center provide crucial information for managing our water resources and reservoir facilities,” said Dave Kanzer, a deputy chief

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space Ships SES-10 Telecom Satellite to Launch Site

Toulouse – SES-10, the 10th Eurostar satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space for Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES, has left the Airbus cleanrooms in Toulouse, France, and has been shipped to Cape Canaveral for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX. SES-10 is the 45th satellite based on the highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform and the 10th

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

UrtheCast Enters into Binding Agreement Worth US$180 Million to Sell and Operate Two Satellites in the OptiSAR Constellation

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2017  – UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”), the geospatial and geo-analytics company developing two Earth Observation (EO) satellite constellations, known as OptiSARTM and UrtheDailyTM, today announces that it has entered into a binding agreement with a confidential government customer for the sale and shared operation of the first two satellites in

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

RapidScat Mission to Monitor Ocean Winds Ends

On Sept. 21, 2014, NASA scientists and engineers launched RapidScat toward the orbiting International Space Station, 250 miles above Earth’s surface, with a few objectives in mind: improve weather forecasting on Earth, provide cross-calibration for all international satellites that monitor ocean winds, and improve estimates of how ocean winds change throughout the day. Following the

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