Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.