Earth Observation Satellite

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Name: Earth Observation Satellite
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ariane 5’s 62nd Straight Success Puts Argentina in Satcom Driver’s Seat

Arsat, which like INVAP is state-owned, has said it is already working on designs for Arsat-3.Arsat was created in 2006 by then-Argentine President Nestor Kirchner in the wake of what Argentine officials say was an unhappy experience with the privately ... [Published Space News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

China, Venezuela To Collaborate on New Earth Observing Satellite

PARIS — The Venezuelan government on Oct. 5 contracted with China’s satellite- and rocket-export company for construction and launch of an Earth observation satellite in what will be the two nations’ third satellite collaboration.The contract-signing ... [Published Space News - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Europe’s First Copernicus Satellite Begins Operations

PARIS — Europe’s Sentinel-1A radar Earth observation satellite — the first in a series of environment-monitoring spacecraft built for the European Commission’s Copernicus program — on Oct. 6 entered routine operations with its data now freely available, ... [Published Space News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

The gear you’ll need for a 21st century space odyssey

Downsized Canadarm, British shuttle ship, other innovations were shown at Toronto Astronautical Congress — kind of a home show for space travel, which is becoming a market with many players, ever-more-exotic destinationsIt’s been decades since the stars ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Images from advanced satellite released

2014-09-30 08:51 CRIENGLISH.comWeb Editor:Li YanThe image captured by Gaofen-2 shows the central axis of Beijing. [Photo: sastind.gov.cn] / Chinese space authorities have publicized the first batch of photos captured by Gaofen-2, the country's most ... [Published Ecns.cn - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Azerbaijan’s Blueprint for a Domestic Space Industry Includes Global Competition for Optical Satellite

PARIS — The government of Azerbaijan, using a playbook being adopted by numerous developing countries getting into the space business, expects to organize a global competition to build a high-resolution optical Earth observation satellite whose development ... [Published Space News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Arianespace's Lightweight Vega Launcher is Readied for its Mission With the European IXV Spaceplane

Vega Flight VV04Another lightweight Vega launcher has begun its build-up at the Spaceport, initiating preparations for Arianespace’s mid-November liftoff from French Guiana with the European Space Agency’s Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV).Once ... [Published ASD News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Space-based technology to help deal with disasters

China will work more closely with other nations to better use its assets in outer space to manage disasters, a senior official said on Monday."Given the increasing impact of global climate change we will further promote the use of space-based technologies ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Disaster, China, Satellite
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese, Polish satellites launched by Long March

A Chinese Earth-observing spacecraft and a Polish astronomical satellite launched into a nearly 400-mile-high orbit Tuesday aboard a Long March 4B rocket.Credit: XinhuaThe 15-story Long March 4B rocket took off at 0315 GMT Tuesday (11:15 p.m. EDT Monday) ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

China launches HD Earth observation satellite

BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- China successfully launched a high-definition Earth observation satellite into orbit on Tuesday, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND).The Gaofen-2 was launched ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Indian rocket launches into space

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi watches on as India's Space Research Organisation launches a rocket carrying five satellites into space A rocket carrying five satellites from four countries was launched into ISRO launched the Polar Satellite Launch ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 2 reports

It's a ''go'' for Vega launch with Kazakhstan's 1st Earth observation satellite

Vega Flight VV03Arianespace’s next Vega mission from French Guiana has been given the “all clear” for liftoff on April 28 with its DZZ-HR payload, following completion of the launch readiness review performed today at the Spaceport.This assessment – held ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 29 2014]

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Gao Ping, deputy head of international collaboration at the Ministry of Land and Resources, said: "With the Gaofen satellites entering service, we have gained reliable access to high-quality, high-definition images and have commenced trial application projects in eight provinces."
Stating the focus of the negotiation and the interest of Egypt he said "There are many ways to reach a compromise. We will focus during the meetings on the specifications of the dam, the volume of water behind the dam and reservoir and on joint management that guarantees the production of electricity in Ethiopia and the natural flow of water to Egypt."
"Of the six companies chosen as prime contractors by Nasa to perform the SLI Reduced Envelope Study, we are pleased to be able to offer up our significant small satellite experience."
..."Environmental riskrisk mitigation is clearly driving private investment in watershed health," says lead report author Genevieve Bennett. "Water companies, for example, are finding it more cost-effective to pay for healthy forests that mitigate fire or flood risks upstream, rather than to face supply disruptions after an extreme event."

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Ariane 5’s 62nd Straight Success Puts Argentina... [Published Space News - Oct 17 2014]
China, Venezuela To Collaborate on New Earth Ob... [Published Space News - Oct 07 2014]
Europe’s First Copernicus Satellite Begins Oper... [Published Space News - Oct 06 2014]
The gear you’ll need for a 21st century space o... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 05 2014]
Images from advanced satellite released [Published Ecns.cn - Sep 30 2014]
Images from advanced satellite released [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 30 2014]
Where Did Egypt's "We Are Happy" Stance Come Fr... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Chinese satellite photographs pedestrian crossi... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 29 2014]
Azerbaijan’s Blueprint for a Domestic Space Ind... [Published Space News - Sep 25 2014]
Nasa selects Surrey Satellite US to study light... [Published Aerospace Technology - Sep 23 2014]
Arianespace's Lightweight Vega Launcher is Read... [Published ASD News - Sep 22 2014]
Thales Alenia Steps Up Efforts To Sell Earth-ob... [Published Space News - Sep 19 2014]
This Week In Forest Carbon: Half Of Tropical De... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Sep 17 2014]
Space-based technology to help deal with disasters [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 16 2014]
BepiColombo Mercury Mission, [Published Aerospace Technology - Sep 13 2014]
Sentinel-2A Environmental Monitoring Satellite,... [Published Aerospace Technology - Sep 11 2014]
Clandestine spy satellite launched by China [Published Spaceflight Now - Sep 08 2014]
Chinese, Polish satellites launched by Long March [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 20 2014]
China launches HD Earth observation satellite [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 19 2014]
Satellite View Shows Wildfires Across Washingto... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 12 2014]
China to launch HD observation satellite this y... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 22 2014]
Indian rocket launches into space [Published Telegraph - Jun 30 2014]
PSLV-C23 lifts off from Sriharikota in PM Modi'... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 30 2014]
Indian rocket readied for launch of French sate... [Published Spaceflight Now - Jun 30 2014]
Airbus Defence and Space: SPOT 7 launch prepara... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 24 2014]
Astronaut taxi prepared for liftoff Wednesday [Published Spaceflight Now - May 28 2014]
Russia Says Foreign Personnel Allowed at Baikon... [Published Space Daily - May 20 2014]
Kazakhstan's First Earth Observation Satellite ... [Published Space Daily - May 06 2014]
It's a ''go'' for Vega launch with Kazakhstan's... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 29 2014]
Vega launch with Kazakh imaging satellite postp... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 29 2014]
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Satellite View Shows Wildfires Across Washingto... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 12 2014]
Washington BurningThis image, taken by equipment on NASA's Aqua satellite on the evening of August 11, 2014, shows a dozen wildfires burning across the state of Washington (as well as a couple in Montana to the far right).NASA Rapid Response MODIS ...
China to launch HD observation satellite this y... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 22 2014]
China to launch HD observation satellite this year - Xinhua  China will launch Gaofen-2, a high-definition Earth observation satellite, to space this year, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense ...
Airbus Defence and Space: SPOT 7 launch prepara... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 24 2014]
Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, is making final preparations for the launch of SPOT 7, its new high-resolution Earth observation satellite. In the next few days, it will be integrated on the PSLV launcher that will ...
It's a ''go'' for Vega launch with Kazakhstan's... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 29 2014]
Vega Flight VV03Arianespace’s next Vega mission from French Guiana has been given the “all clear” for liftoff on April 28 with its DZZ-HR payload, following completion of the launch readiness review performed today at the Spaceport.This assessment – held ...
Airbus Defence and Space to build Peru's first ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 28 2014]
Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s number one exporter of Earth observation satellites and the world’s second largest space company, has just been selected as sole prime contractor to develop, construct and launch the first Earth observation optical ...
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