Earth Observation Satellite

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Name: Earth Observation Satellite
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 Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

World's rainforests could be mapped in 3D at high resolution by 2020 for under $250M

Mapping the world's tropical forests with a fleet of airplanes outfitted with advanced LiDAR could rapidly and accurately assess global forest carbon stocks for a fraction of the cost of a typical Earth observation satellite mission — and far less than ... [Published Mongabay.com - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

ESA Members Defer Funding Guarantee for Airbus-backed Data-relay System

PARIS — European Space Agency governments, in a surprise setback, failed to approve a funding guarantee for the European Data Relay System (EDRS) during a late-August meeting, leaving the program in limbo until a fresh attempt set for Sept. 17, government ... [Published Space News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

China Launches Gaofen-2 Earth Imaging Satellite

Hits: 217A Long March-4B carrier rocket carrying the Gaofen-2 satellite blasts off from the launch pad at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Aug. 19, 2014. China successfully launched Gaofen-2, a high-definition Earth ... [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

China Makes Large Strides in Satellite Intelligence

Russian media say China has become one of the few nations capable of building a high-definition Earth observation satellite. The observation satellite Gaofen-2 launched Aug. 19 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, is able to discern one-meter-long ... [Published Asian Surveying & Mapping - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry denies detection of marijuana fields by Gaofen-1

A high-definition picture taken by Gaofen-1, the first satellite launched as part of the country's HD Earth observation system. [Photo/ State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense](ECNS) – China's Ministry of Public Security ... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

PLA to set up new 'Aerospace Force' service branch

The People's Liberation Army is expediting plans to set up a new "Aerospace Force" which is expected to be capable of taking on the United States military in emergency situations, according to a report from Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun.The Aerospace ... [Published Want China Times - Aug 26 2014]
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 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Singapore Technologies Engineering : ST Electronics Opens New State-Of-The-Art Satellite Systems Centre

- Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) today announced the opening of ST Electronics Satellite Systems Centre, a new state-of-the-art facility custom-built for the design and manufacturing of satellite systems. The event is graced by ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 8 reports

China Puts Earth Observation Satellite Gaofen-2 in Orbit

After a break lasting a year, China's 4B rocket is back with the launch of its second high-definition earth observation satellite Gaofen-2 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre. (This is a file photo of one of its earlier launches.)REUTERSChina successfully ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 20 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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..."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."
"The use of high-resolution satellites such as Gaofen 1 in disaster prevention and relief will become a major trend because they are able to observe a vast area of any given place on the Earth's surface and produce clearer pictures" said an industry insider close to China's geographic information authority who did not want to be identified
"The mission's objectives include the observation and exploration of Mercury through the study."
"Yaogan 21 will be used for scientific experiments, natural resource survey, estimation of crop yield and disaster relief" Xinhua reported

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Thales Alenia Steps Up Efforts To Sell Earth-ob... [Published Space News - 9 hours ago]
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]
World's rainforests could be mapped in 3D at hi... [Published Mongabay.com - Sep 06 2014]
ESA Members Defer Funding Guarantee for Airbus-... [Published Space News - Sep 05 2014]
ST Electronics Marks Opening of Satellite Factory [Published Space News - Sep 02 2014]
China Launches Gaofen-2 Earth Imaging Satellite [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 02 2014]
China Makes Large Strides in Satellite Intellig... [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 02 2014]
Sat-X at three—a parable of possibility [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 28 2014]
China Makes Large Strides in Satellite Intellig... [Published Asian Surveying & Mapping - Aug 26 2014]
China makes large strides in satellite intellig... [Published Want China Times - Aug 26 2014]
PLA to set up new 'Aerospace Force' service branch [Published Want China Times - Aug 26 2014]
Ministry denies detection of marijuana fields b... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 26 2014]
China's Gaofen-1 satellite detects illegal bord... [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 25 2014]
Sat-X At Three: NASRDA, Kogi In New Venture [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 23 2014]
Chinese, Polish satellites launched by Long March [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 20 2014]
China Puts Earth Observation Satellite Gaofen-2... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 20 2014]
Singapore Technologies Engineering : ST Electro... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES : Around China [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
ST Electronics Opens New ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Aug 20 2014]
China launches its most advanced HD observation... [Published CNTV - Aug 19 2014]
AFP - Health-Ebola-WAfrica-UN-toll lead [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 19 2014]
Earth observation satellite photos released in HD [Published Ecns.cn - Aug 19 2014]
XINHUA - 1st LD-Writethru: China launches HD Ea... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 19 2014]
China launches HD Earth observation satellite [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 19 2014]
China Launches Hd Earth Observation Satellite [Published Bernama - Aug 19 2014]
China Launches Advanced HD Earth Observation Sa... [Published Outlook India - Aug 19 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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