Earth Observation Satellites

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First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

8 Jaw-Dropping Photos Of Earth From Space

As satellite technology has improved over the last half-century, our view of Earth has gotten more and more breathtaking. Earth observation satellites like the SPOT satellites (operated by the French), the European Space Agency's Envisat, and NASA's Landsat ... [Published Business Insider - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Grumman Provides Antennas for Radarsat Constellation Mission

Northrop Grumman reported that 13 lightweight antennas that self-deploy in 200 milliseconds have been delivered to support Canada's Radarsat Constellation Mission (RCM) by Astro Aerospace. The company reported that the highly configurable antennas are ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Northrop Grumman Delivers Lightning Fast, Self-Deploying Antennas for Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

Photos accompanying this release are available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=27066.The highly configurable antennas are stored energy monopoles that deploy quickly and will be a critical part of the RCM Earth Observation ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

Northrop business supplies radar antennas for Canadian space program

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Self-deploying radar antennas from Astro Aerospace are to be used on Canada's Earth observation satellites that monitor maritime activity.Astro Aerospace, a business unit of Northrop Grumman, said 13 of the antennas ... [Published UPI - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

OCO 2 makes its first carbon measurement from space

A satellite launched last month has reached its operational perch 438 miles above Earth and started collecting data on the global distribution of carbon dioxide, a gas linked to climate change, NASA announced this week.Artist's concept of the OCO 2 spacecraft. ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Spy satellites fighting crime from space

Edge of Discovery highlights awe-inspiring innovations and ideas.(CNN) -- Months after the murder of Rania Alayed, the search for her body had ground to a halt. Although her husband -- who had admitted to her killing -- indicated the approximate location ... [Published CNN - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Feds award $6.7M in satellite data contracts

Federal Industry Minister James Moore announced the spending to boost usefulness of data from Canada's Earth Observations mission RADARSAT-2TopicsIndustriesCanada’s RADARSAT-2 Earth observation satelliteMONTREAL—The federal government has awarded 12 contracts ... [Published Canadian Plant - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

News from the Farnborough International Airshow | Telespazio Jockeys for Copernicus Operator Role

FARNBOROUGH. England — Italy’s Telespazio satellite services provider is positioning itself to bid for the role as operator of Europe’s Copernicus network of Earth observation satellites, Telespazio Chief Executive Luigi Pasquali said July 14.Rome-based ... [Published Space News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Barbara J. Ryan reappointed GEO Secretariat Director

Barbara J. Ryan has been reappointed, without competition, to a second, three year term as the Secretariat Director of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). The reappointment was made by unanimous consent of the GEO Executive Committee.Based in Geneva, ... [Published Indian Business Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

First images from SPOT 7

July 24th, 2014,Published in Articles: PositionIT , Featured: PositionITby Corné Eloff, Airbus Defence and SpaceThe SPOT 7 Earth observation satellite, designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space (DS), was successfully launched on 30 June 2014 and ... [Published EE Publishers - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Earth Observation Satellites Are Helping Scientists Better Understand Global Change: e360 Gallery

Global warming is affecting more than just atmospheric temperatures — it is also changing water cycles[1], soil conditions, and animal migrations. Earth observation satellites aid scientists in measuring and monitoring these changes so societies can better ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

United Arab Emirates Says It Will Go To Mars By 2021

A bold announcement by the United Arab Emirates is more than just an idle boastThe big news out of the Middle East this week is mostly about war and other kinds of tribulation, as it was last week and probably will for weeks to come. War and tribulation, ... [Published Time - Jul 17 2014]

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...to the next generation of RADARSAT to support the Canadian Space Agency," said Dan Johansen, RCM program manager, Northrop Grumman Astro Aerospace. "Our continued emphasis on breakthrough engineering has resulted in a 100 percent success rate on more than 1,000 units on satellite missions."
...lines are well resolved, sharp and deep," said Randy Pollock, OCO 2 chief architect and calibration lead at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "We still have a lot of work to do to go from having a working instrument to having a well-calibrated and scientifically useful instrument, but this was an important milestone on this journey."
"Most satellites are commercially owned, so if you have money you can buy that imagery. It means anyone can spy on anyone ...The big thing is this development has happened without any debate on privacy and once the technology is out of the bottle it's hard to go back."
"The innovative PODs platform is paving the way for more affordable, frequent, and sustainable access to space," said John Celli, president of SSL. "DARPA's vision and commitment to this capability could open the door to many other small satellite and in-orbit servicing missions, enabled by frequent access to space on the SSL 1300 and other GEO based platforms."

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8 Jaw-Dropping Photos Of Earth From Space [Published Business Insider - Aug 18 2014]
Northrop Grumman Provides Antennas for Radarsat... [Published Individual.com - Aug 18 2014]
Northrop business supplies radar antennas for C... [Published UPI - Aug 14 2014]
Northrop business supplies radar antennas for C... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 14 2014]
Northrop provides self-deploying antennas for C... [Published Aerospace Technology - Aug 14 2014]
OCO 2 makes its first carbon measurement from s... [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 14 2014]
Northrop Grumman Delivers Lightning Fast, Self-... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 13 2014]
Spy satellites fighting crime from space [Published CNN - Aug 11 2014]
Feds award $6.7M in satellite data contracts [Published Canadian Plant - Aug 08 2014]
SSTL Exec: Consumer Technology ‘Still a Game Ch... [Published Satellite Today - Aug 04 2014]
SSTL Wins Best Aerospace and Defence Company at... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Jul 31 2014]
MDA Satellite Exports Feeling the Effects of Ca... [Published Space News - Jul 31 2014]
News from the Farnborough International Airshow... [Published Space News - Jul 28 2014]
SSL awarded DARPA contract, qualifies to host g... [Published Aerospace Manufacturing and Design - Jul 28 2014]
Barbara J. Ryan reappointed GEO Secretariat Dir... [Published Indian Business Review - Jul 25 2014]
Space technologies can 'support' the EU's marit... [Published TheParliament.com - Jul 24 2014]
First images from SPOT 7 [Published EE Publishers - Jul 24 2014]
Earth Observation Satellites Are Helping Scient... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
SSL Qualifies As Potential Provider of Hosted P... [Published ASD News - Jul 23 2014]
SSTL Wins Best Aerospace and Defence Company at... [Published SpaceRef - Jul 22 2014]
Space Race On in Middle East, UAE Plans Planet ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 21 2014]
Growth Prospects Limited for Israeli Satellite ... [Published Space News - Jul 18 2014]
Dauria Aerospace To Build Two Lightweight Telec... [Published Space News - Jul 18 2014]
United Arab Emirates Says It Will Go To Mars By... [Published Time - Jul 17 2014]
United Arab Emirates Says It Will Go To Mars By... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
Architecting an Earth Observation Strategy for ... [Published Earthzine - Jul 15 2014]
First Images from SPOT 7 Satellite Published wi... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Jul 15 2014]
Space Safety Magazine Unveils Special Report on... [Published WGNT - Jul 15 2014]
GEO re-appoints secretariat director [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 15 2014]
French imaging satellite in orbit after launch ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Jun 30 2014]
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United Arab Emirates Says It Will Go To Mars By... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
The big news out of the Middle East this week is mostly about war and other kinds of tribulation, as it was last week and probably will for weeks to come. War and tribulation, that is, plus a mission to Mars. According to a report by Reuters, the ...
Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lou... [Published Energy and energy security - Jun 15 2014]
A widely reported "pause" in global warming may be an artefact of scientists looking at the wrong data, says a climate scientist at the European Space Agency. Global average sea surface temperatures rose rapidly from the 1970s but have been relatively ...
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 ...
World: Global Partnership for enhanced resilien... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]
Source: European Commission - Joint Research CentreCountry: World Under the lead of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and the Dartmouth Flood Observatory (University of Colorado), the Global Flood Partnership was launched earlier this month. ...
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