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Monday, October 10th, 2016

DigitalGlobe Now Targeting Late October or Early November for WorldView-4 Satellite Launch

WESTMINSTER, Colo. – DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced the WorldView-4 satellite launch has been delayed due to ongoing efforts to restore and test infrastructure at Vandenberg Air Force Base following last month’s wildfires. DigitalGlobe is working closely with the U.S. Air Force

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Airbus Defence and Space Invests in Very High-Resolution Satellite Imagery from 2020 Onwards

As announced at World Satellite Business Week by Nicolas Chamussy, Head of the Business Line Space Systems within Airbus Defence and Space and confirmed  by Bernhard Brenner, Head of Intelligence Business Cluster at Airbus Defence and Space, Airbus Defence and Space is designing and building a new constellation of optical satellites, comprising four identical and

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Surrey Satellite and NanoRacks Teaming for Deployment of 100-kilogram-class Satellites from the ISS

ENGLEWOOD, COLO. — Seeking to expand the satellite launching capabilities of the International Space Station, Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) has signed a contract with NanoRacks LLC for future flights of a 100-kilogram-class satellite platform specifically developed by SST-US for deployment from the International Space Station (ISS) using the NanoRacks Kaber deployment system. The

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

First Space-Based LiDAR Ready for Launch

The pioneering Aladin sensor, a spaceborne LiDAR instrument with two powerful lasers, a large telescope and very sensitive receivers, is ready to join its Aeolus satellite for launch in 2017. Designed by Airbus Defence and Space, Aladin’s laser generates ultraviolet light beamed toward Earth, which bounces off air molecules and small particles such as dust,

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Surrey Satellite Further Expands Its LEO Product Capability with Nanosatellite Offering

ENGLEWOOD, COLO. — Surrey Satellite Technology (Surrey) announces the expansion of its low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite platform product capability with an extended nanosatellite offering. This follows the recent announcement by Surrey of its contract award for the VESTA nanosatellite mission. Surrey’s expanded LEO product capability now includes additional configurations suited for missions ranging in mass

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

CryoSat Reveals Recent Greenland Ice Loss

12 July 2016 — In the most detailed picture to date, information from ESA’s CryoSat satellite reveals how melting ice in Greenland has recently contributed twice as much to sea-level rise as the prior two decades.Between 2011 and 2014, Greenland lost around one trillion tonnes of ice. This corresponds to a 0.75 mm contribution to

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

$22 Billion Market Value for Small Satellites over Next Ten Years

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, July 7, 2016 – According to Euroconsult’s latest report, Prospects for the Small Satellite Market, we are on the cusp of a major revolution for the space sector and overall space ecosystem, as more than 3,600 smallsats are expected to be launched over the next ten years, a significant increase from

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

DigitalGlobe Enhances Its Monitoring and Revisit Capabilities as WorldView-1 Completes Shift to Afternoon Orbit

WESTMINSTER, Colo.— DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced its WorldView-1 satellite has completed a planned 18-month-long transition from a morning orbit to an afternoon orbit, improving customers’ ability to detect, see, and understand change that occurs on our planet within a single day.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

CubeSat Satellite Testing Takes Off at Mount Stromlo

Researchers from around Australia have begun testing satellites at the Mount Stromlo space testing facilities at The Australian National University (ANU) ahead of a mass satellite launch from the International Space Station later this year. Three CubeSats, satellites built from cubes about 10 centimetres per side, have been developed by researchers at ANU, the University

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Complex Data Made Easy

12 May 2016 — While the growing volume information from satellites observing Earth offers a unique opportunity for science and applications, it is sometimes difficult to make sure these complex data streams are exploited to their full potential. ESA is addressing this challenge with ‘Thematic Exploitation Platforms’. The idea is to unlock satellite data and

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