Sensors and Systems
Breaking News
Cultivate Geospatial Welcomes Newest Team Member, Ashley Hitt, GISP
Cultivate Geospatial Solutions, LLC. (CGS) is pleased to announce...
Answr and Ellipsis Drive Empower Businesses to Build Resilience Against Climate Risks
Ede, Netherlands & Munich, Germany, March 15, 2023-Cloudeo and...
Researchers awarded funding to use quantum sensor technology for environmental applications
New research into how quantum sensing technology can benefit...

space

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Ecometrica Secures Breakthrough £14.2m UK Space Agency Contract

Edinburgh/London, 10 January 2017 – Sustainability software and data company Ecometrica has won a contract worth more than £14 million from the UK Space Agency’s recently launched International Partnership Programme (IPP). The ‘Forests 2020’ project is set to help countries to improve the management and protection across 300 million hectares of tropical forests – 12

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Europe Takes Off for Space

“Europe’s ambitions in space have received another boost today and we applaud ESA’s decisions to furtjer develop Europe in space. European citizens will benefit greatly from our new innovative solutions,” said Nicolas Chamussy, Head of Space Systems, on decisions by ministers from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) 22 member states. At their meeting on 1-2

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

20 New Countries to Invest in Space Programs by 2025

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, July 19, 2016 – According to Euroconsult’s latest report, Trends & Prospects for Emerging Space Programs, 24 countries are identified as emerging space programs (ESPs) in 2015 having launched a total of 69 satellites in the last 20 years. As satellite technology has become more accessible and affordable, the number of

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Astrosat Issues Challenge to Innovators to Solve Earth-Bound Problems from Space

Astrosat, one of Europe’s most consistently award-winning space services and management companies, is throwing open a challenge to space innovators everywhere to join in the international effort to realise the possibilities of space. The Edinburgh-based, internationally-operating specialist is putting out a call for organisations, private companies and individuals to join them in revolutionising the way

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Space Foundation Report Reveals Global Space Economy at $323 Billion in 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 22, 2016 – The Space Foundation today released the findings of its publication The Space Report 2016: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity. In 2015, the global space economy totaled $323 billion worldwide. The decline from $329 billion in 2014 was due primarily to the strengthening dollar, meaning that non-U.S.

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

NASA Increases Harris Corporation Space Communications Network Services Contract Ceiling by $384 Million

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2016 – NASA has awarded Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) two 1-year options, adding $384 million of contract ceiling, to continue supporting the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) program.  The award was received during the third quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2016.   Harris will continue to support SCNS, which provides most of the communications

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Airbus Defence and Space Finishes Final Preparations for Launch of LISA Pathfinder

September 1, 2015 – LISA Pathfinder, ESA’s gravitational-wave detection technology demonstrator, is ready to be shipped to Kourou in French Guiana in preparation for its launch in November.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Government Spending in Space Programs at $66.5 billion in 2014

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, May 14, 2015 — According to Euroconsult’s newly released research report, Profiles of Government Space Programs, world government expenditures for space programs decreased by 4% to $66.5 billion in 2014.

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Does Canada Need Its Own Rockets to Launch Satellites?

For decades, Canadian space specialists have debated whether the country needs its own fleet of rockets so it can launch satellites without being beholden to other nations. As relations with Russia, one of the world’s top providers of such launchers, further deteriorates over Ukraine crisis, some are reviving that call. The Canadian government decided in

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Covering Satellite Risks

The challenges of space travel are not only numerous but also sophisticated. For example Ariane V is one of the most reliable rockets so far. It conveys satellites into orbit and supplies the ISS with material by launching the Automated Transfer Vehicle. Despite numerous successful launches, they are anything but routine. “The biggest difference of

Page 1 of 2 1 2