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Call for ideas on challenges addressed by a future Horizon Prize on environmental Earth observation


The Horizon Prizes aim at stimulating innovation and developing solutions to problems that matter to European citizens.

Leonardo – Finmeccanica S.p.A.: Earthquake in Italy: e-GEOS, within the Copernicus program, provides satellite images, maps and data in support of the rescue operation


In the early hours of this morning the operating centres in Rome and Matera of e-GEOS, the joint venture between Telespazio (Leonardo – Finmeccanica/Thales) and the Italian Space Agency, which leads the team of European companies operating in the Copernicus program (Emergency Management Service – Copernicus – Rapid Mapping), were activated to support the Italian Authorities and Civil Protection in managing the aftermath of last night’s earthquake in central Italy.

Euroconsult Takes Majority Stake in SATConsult


Paris, Toulouse, August 24, 2016 – Euroconsult today announced that it has taken a majority stake in Southern Aerospace & Telecom Consulting (SATConsult), an independent consulting company based in Toulouse focused on supporting the development of satellite infrastructure worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, Euroconsult and SATConsult will continue to operate as separate companies and will work in concert on a project-by-project basis. Together, their teams cover the full spectrum of customers’ requirements in the satellite industry including market, financial, technical, operational and legal assessments.

Stanford scientists combine satellite data and machine learning to map poverty


One of the biggest challenges in providing relief to people living in poverty is locating them. The availability of accurate and reliable information on the location of impoverished zones is surprisingly lacking for much of the world, particularly on the African continent.

India's alarming loss of agricultural lands has global impact


A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly 30 percent of India’s agricultural land is turning into desert, and the rate of soil degradation is increasing at an alarming rate.

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