Earth Observation Satellites

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Name: Earth Observation Satellites
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 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Space Race On in Middle East, UAE Plans Planet Mars Mission in 2021

A new player has joined the worldwide list of nations hurtling space missions to Mars. The United Arab EmiratesREUTERS/NASA TV/Handout via ReThe energy-rich country said the plan to send the Arab world's first mission to another planet coincides with ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Growth Prospects Limited for Israeli Satellite Builder

FARNBOROUGH, England — Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), like Canada’s MDA before its purchase of satellite builder Space Systems/Loral of California, risks having its space business growth stunted by a domestic government whose demand is too small to ... [Published Space News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dauria Aerospace To Build Two Lightweight Telecom Satellites for Indo-U.S. Venture

FARNBOROUGH, England — Satellite services provider Aniara SpaceCom LLC of India and the United States on July 15 said it has contracted with Russian/German satellite builder Dauria Aerospace to launch two all-electric Ku-band telecommunications satellites ... [Published Space News - Jul 18 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]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Space Safety Magazine Unveils Special Report on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Illuminates the Links Between Air and SpaceNOORDWIJK, NETHERLANDS, July 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Space Safety Magazine has released its latest Special Report Losing Aircraft in the Space Age: Malaysia Airlines Flight ... [Published WGNT - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

GEO re-appoints secretariat director

The Group on Earth Observations has re-appointed its Secretariat Director, Ms. Barbara Ryan, for a second, three-year term.A statement by the organisation indicated that the appointment, which was without competition, was made by unanimous consent of ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Barbara J. Ryan Reappointed as GEO Secretariat Director

(Geneva, Switzerland)  Barbara J. Ryan has been re-appointed, without competition, to a second, three year term as the Secretariat Director of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).  Ryan’s re-appointment was made by unanimous consent of the GEO Executive ... [Published GISUser - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

SPOT 7 satellite sends first images

:41 (GMT+05:00)By Nigar OrujovaFrance's Airbus Defence and Space has published first images obtained from the SPOT 7 satellite, launched together with Azerbaijan's Space Agency Azercosmos on 30 June.The company reported, the entire chain - from satellite ... [Published Azer News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

First images from SPOT 7 satellite within three days after launch

SPOT 6/SPOT 7 constellation in place now, designed for unparalleled high-resolution national coverage-Airbus Defence and Space has published the first images obtained from the SPOT 7 satellite, a mere three days after its launch on 30 June. Over the last ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 04 2014]

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"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."
"The gross added value of the maritime sector to the European Union is estimated at €500bn, including jobs for some five million people"
...the Islamic world's entry into the era of space exploration," the Arabian Business quoted UAE's president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. "We will prove that we are capable of delivering new scientific contributions to humanity."
...where universal electronic surveillance and satellite coverage has become expected, if not quite accepted," says Managing Editor Merryl Azriel. "After reading this report it should be clear exactly how ubiquitous satellite access and incomplete aviation coverage can coexist, at least for the time being."

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SSL awarded DARPA contract, qualifies to host g... [Published Aerospace Manufacturing and Design - 12 hours ago]
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]
Barbara J. Ryan Reappointed as GEO Secretariat ... [Published GISUser - Jul 10 2014]
Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Satellite (OCO-2) [Published Aerospace Technology - Jul 09 2014]
SPOT 7 satellite sends first images [Published Azer News - Jul 09 2014]
Elecnor Deimos Releases 1st Images of DEIMOS-2 ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
First images from SPOT 7 satellite published [Published GIS Café - Jul 08 2014]
Creating Understanding Out of Measure, Knowledg... [Published GIS Café - Jul 06 2014]
First images from SPOT 7 satellite within three... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 04 2014]
Mike Miller: Orbital Satellite Begins CO2 Resea... [Published New New Internet - Jul 02 2014]
DGA Chief: Airbus-Safran Joint Venture Must Exc... [Published Space News - Jul 02 2014]
Orbital Sciences, NASA to Launch Carbon-Monitor... [Published New New Internet - Jun 30 2014]
NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Set to Joi... [Published Earthzine - Jun 30 2014]
French imaging satellite in orbit after launch ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Jun 30 2014]
Isro's French connection [Published Times of India - Jun 29 2014]
Google Project Loon: One Year Later [Published TV Technology - Jun 19 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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