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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

e2v Selected to Develop Innovative CMOS Devices for METimage Weather Satellites

e2v has won a major contract with Airbus DS GmbH to design, develop and supply bespoke Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors for the advanced METimage radiometers that will be integrated in a series of three European Space Agency’s Meteorological Operational (MetOp) second generation weather satellites. The primary objective of the METimage instruments is

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Preparing for More Radar Vision

10 March 2016 The Sentinel-1B satellite has arrived in French Guiana to be prepared for liftoff on 22 April. It will join its identical twin, Sentinel-1A, in orbit to provide more radar views of Earth for Europe’s Copernicus environmental monitoring effort. The satellites each carry an advanced radar for all-weather, day-and-night coverage of Earth’s surface.

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Skybox is Now Terra Bella

Skybox Imaging, acquired by Google in 2014, is now Terra Bella. Introducing Terra Bella Seven years ago, we started Skybox Imaging with the vision of a new era in space technology. Small satellites with big capabilities are no longer a dream. Today, two years and nearly 100,000 images separate us from the launch of our

Monday, February 29th, 2016

How far have we progressed against the Digital Earth vision?

If you’re like many geospatial professionals, the Jan. 1998 speech by then-Vice President Al Gore at the California Science Center sparked a broader awareness of what all aligned geospatial technologies could one day become. The title, “The Digital Earth: Understanding our planet in the 21st Century,” set the tone for a talk with its roots

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Aerojet Rocketdyne Continues New Year with Placement of Navigation Satellite into Orbit for U.S. Military

SACRAMENTO, Calif.,— Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), continues the New Year with the successful placement of the last in a block of 12 Global Positioning Systems (GPS IIF) navigation satellites into orbit for the U.S. Air Force. This last mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Sentinel-3 Family Grows

The signature of a €450 million contract to build two more satellites for the Sentinel-3 mission was celebrated by ESA and Thales Alenia Space of France at an event in Paris yesterday. Sentinel-3 is based on a constellation of two satellites to systematically measure Earth’s oceans, land, ice and atmosphere to monitor and understand large-scale

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Galileo’s Dozen: 12 Satellites Now in Orbit

December 18, 2015 — The pace of deploying Europe’s own satellite navigation system continued to increase with today’s launch of the latest pair of Galileo satellites, doubling the number of satellites in space within nine months.  

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Satellite Animation Shows Series of Storms Pummel Pacific Northwest

December 11, 2015 — An animation of satellite imagery over the course of 10 days shows a series of low pressure areas pummeling the Pacific Northwest. The video, created by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland combined visible and infrared imagery from NOAA’s GOES-West satellite.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Farmers Benefit from Satellite Coverage

December 2, 2015 — Farmers can now call on the latest satellite information using the unique TalkingFields service to get the best from their land while cutting the environmental cost. 

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Government Investment in Space to Top $80 Billion by 2024

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, October 28, 2015 — According to Euroconsult’s newly released report, Government Space Programs: Strategic Outlook, Benchmarks & Forecasts, a new growth cycle in government space spending is expected to start and average 2.1% over the next ten years worldwide, reaching $81.4 billion by 2024.

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