Earth Observation Satellites

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Name: Earth Observation Satellites
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Images from advanced satellite released

The image captured by Gaofen-2 shows the central axis of Beijing. [Photo: sastind.gov.cn] Images taken by the country's most advanced civilian Earth observation satellite were released on Monday as a senior official announced that an orbiting high-definition ... [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

Developing a ground infrastructure for an international user of DigitalGlobe s Earth observation satellites.

Contract Awarded for Contract Award Date : Sep 2014 MDA said Tuesday the ground station platform will work to help the customer access data and imagery from the WorldView constellation.... ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Monitoring Volcanic Ash from Space

You are here: Home / Industry Insights & Trends / Monitoring Volcanic Ash from SpaceThe twin-engine Falcon is one of the few aircraft in Europe capable of reaching the stratosphere, making it a good multipurpose sensor platform.Lava flow from Iceland’s ... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

SRTM Data Released as Part of Climate Summit Initiatives

You are here: Home / Industry Insights & Trends / SRTM Data Released as Part of Climate Summit InitiativesSRTM, which flew aboard NASA’s Space Shuttle Endeavour during an 11-day mission in 2000, made the first near-global topographical map of Earth, collecting ... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Elecnor Deimos Launches First Global Alliance of Earth Observation Satellite Operators

You are here: Home / 2014 / Jul-Aug / Departments / Industry Briefs / Business / Elecnor Deimos Launches First Global Alliance of Earth Observation Satellite OperatorsMADRID, Sept. 11, 2014—ElecnorDeimos, the technological area of the Elecnor Group, announced ... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. releases enhanced shuttle land elevation data

High-resolution topographic data generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000, previously only available for the United States, will be released globally over the next year, the White House announced today. The announcement was ... [Published Science Daily - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thales Alenia Steps Up Efforts To Sell Earth-observation Satellites Abroad

PARIS — Space hardware manufacturer Thales Alenia Space, having watched rival and sometime partner Airbus Defence and Space win Earth observation satellite contracts without Thales help, is introducing an all-Thales observation satellite platform and ... [Published Space News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Elecnor Deimos announces launch of PanGeo Alliance

Elecnor Deimos, a technological area of the Elecnor Group, has announced the launch of the PanGeo Alliance, an alliance of Earth Observation satellites operators. The PanGeo Alliance currently federates 4 satellite operator entities from around the world: ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Launch of the 1st Global Alliance of Earth Observation Satellites Operators

Elecnor Deimos, the technological area of the Elecnor Group, announced today the launch of the PanGeo Alliance, the first global alliance of Earth Observation satellites operators. The PanGeo Alliance currently federates 4 satellite operator entities ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial | A Breach Waiting To Happen

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has literally let its guard down with respect to its polar-orbiting weather satellite program.According to an Aug. 21 report by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Office of Inspector General — released, ... [Published Space News - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Self-Deploying Monopole Antennas Seize Greater Coverage of the Seas

Designed to operate for seven years, RADARSAT-2 features state-of-the-art synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology. (Image courtesy of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.)Canada’s RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM), which aims to ensure C-band ... [Published Microwaves and RF - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Eight 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 MSN Canada - Aug 27 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."
...prepare for and respond to natural hazards, and anticipate and prepare for the impacts of global change," said NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan. "NASA is proud to have played a critical role in creating these data that will benefit society through open data sharing."
...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."
...to the brilliant space scientists and the Department of Space for yet another successful launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle,]" Modi said. "We have perfectly placed five satellites into their orbits. This fills every Indian's heart with pride, and I can see it reflected in the joy and satisfaction on your faces."

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Images from advanced satellite released [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 30 2014]
Developing a ground infrastructure for an inter... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 27 2014]
Developing a ground infrastructure for an inter... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 27 2014]
SRTM Data Released as Part of Climate Summit In... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Sep 25 2014]
Monitoring Volcanic Ash from Space [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Sep 25 2014]
Elecnor Deimos Launches First Global Alliance o... [Published Earth Imaging Journal - Sep 25 2014]
U.S. releases enhanced shuttle land elevation data [Published Science Daily - Sep 24 2014]
Thales Alenia Steps Up Efforts To Sell Earth-ob... [Published Space News - Sep 19 2014]
Elecnor Deimos announces launch of PanGeo Alliance [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
Daily Updates for the Bardarbunga Volcano Erupt... [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 15 2014]
Africa: The Benefits of Space Security for Deve... [Published Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Launch of the 1st Global Alliance of Earth Obse... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Sep 12 2014]
Ball Corp Prime Contractor for Laser Light's Sa... [Published Zacks.com - Sep 11 2014]
Editorial | A Breach Waiting To Happen [Published Space News - Sep 08 2014]
Kenya's RCMD Launches MODIS Data Processing Center [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 07 2014]
Self-Deploying Monopole Antennas Seize Greater ... [Published Microwaves and RF - Sep 05 2014]
OGC Approves RESTful Encoding for Earth Observa... [Published Sensors & Systems - Sep 02 2014]
Climate Leader Interview - John Ahlrichs - Blac... [Published Climate Action - Aug 29 2014]
Eight jaw-dropping photos of Earth from space [Published MSN Canada - Aug 27 2014]
OGC approves best practice for RESTful encoding... [Published GISUser - Aug 22 2014]
OCO 2 makes its first carbon measurement from s... [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 14 2014]
SSTL Wins Best Aerospace and Defence Company at... [Published SpaceRef - Jul 22 2014]
United Arab Emirates Says It Will Go To Mars By... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
French imaging satellite in orbit after launch ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Jun 30 2014]
Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lou... [Published Energy and energy security - Jun 15 2014]
Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lou... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 13 2014]
Climate change research craft arrives at Vanden... [Published Spaceflight Now - May 01 2014]
Global Satellite-based Earth Observation Market... [Published Business Technology - Apr 30 2014]
Late-night Vega launch lofts Kazakh satellite i... [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 30 2014]
Airbus Defence and Space to build Peru's first ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 28 2014]
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Africa: The Benefits of Space Security for Deve... [Published Africa - Sep 15 2014]
div id="doctitle"> The Benefits of Space Security for Development in Africa RemarksFrank A. RoseDeputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and ComplianceTanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)Dar Es Salaam, T ...
Launch of the 1st Global Alliance of Earth Obse... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Sep 12 2014]
Elecnor Deimos, the technological area of the Elecnor Group, announced today the launch of the PanGeo Alliance, the first global alliance of Earth Observation satellites operators. The PanGeo Alliance currently federates 4 satellite operator entities ...
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 ...
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