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Airbus Defense and Space and J.R. Simplot Company Partner to Deliver Crop Information in Near Real Time to Farmers in North America

Higher precision and faster data delivery will help produce higher yields

DigitalGlobe Forms Joint Venture to Develop SmallSats in Saudi Arabia

[Via Satellite 02-22-2016] DigitalGlobe has formed a joint venture with TAQNIA, a firm dedicated to accelerating technology development for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in partnership with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), to develop a constellation of highly capable small imaging satellites to support the needs of customers around the world. The joint venture will be responsible for developing six or more sub-meter resolution imaging satellites.

DigitalGlobe partners with TAQNIA and KACST to develop constellation of small imaging satellites

(21 February 2016) DigitalGlobe today announced the formation of a joint venture with TAQNIA, a firm dedicated to accelerating technology development for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in partnership with KACST to develop a constellation of highly capable small imaging satellites to support the needs of customers around the world.

Airbus Defence and Space Signs Distribution Agreement with ST Electronics

ST Electronics is now reseller for all satellite imagery and services from Airbus Defence and Space Intelligence’s portfolio in Singapore

Japan to release satellite images of forests to combat illegal logging

Japan will join international efforts to crack down on illegal logging in forests near the equator by releasing satellite imagery for free of areas under threat.

Global Satellite-Based Earth Observation Market 2016-2020 study

Fast Market Research announces the availability of the new TechNavio report, “Global Satellite-based Earth Observation Market 2016-2020”, on their comprehensive research portal

Thales Alenia Space has Signed €450 Million ESA Contract to Build Sentinel-3C and D Satellites for Copernicus Program

Cannes, Cote d’Azur, France, 2016/02/09 – Thales Alenia Space is celebrating today the signing with the European Space Agency (ESA), for the contract worth €450 million, to build the Sentinel-3C and D environmental monitoring and oceanographic satellites for the European program Copernicus.

Satellite data will transform environmental understanding and protection

Information from the Copernicus Earth Observation programme, launched by the European Union and European Space Agency, is being used by Defra to improve understanding of our environment and better inform our work to manage it.

What is the economic value of satellite Imagery? the case of forest management in Sweden

EARSC and The Green Land, investigated the benefits brought by the use of satellite imagery in managing forestry in Sweden.

European Space Imaging case study reveals how satellite imagery helps protect UNESCO World Heritage sites

(Munich, 25/01/16) European Space Imaging (EUSI) released a new case study outlining the success of using satellite imagery to help protect UNESCO World Heritage sites this week. Working together with experts at the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) they explain what high-quality satellite data reveals about the situation on the ground at World Heritage sites Hatra and Nimrud in Iran.

Building expectations

Lena Nietbaur reports on a company using satellite imagery to monitor construction projects, determine which buildings are being used and which are not, and even automatically determine when roads are in need of repair

Vancouver firms race to keep pace in space industry

Entrepreneurs say Ottawa signalling renewed interest in Canada’s space industry

Driving farming entrepreneurialism through satellites

(By Vladimir Stoiljković, Head of Agri-Tech Programme, Satellite Applications Catapult) This week’s publication of ‘Entrepreneurship: A kiss of life for the UK farming sector’ by the Oxford Farming Conference, highlights the significant opportunities available to farmers who are prepared to push the traditional farming boundaries and venture into the realms of entrepreneurialism. In this article, Vladimir Stoiljković considers how satellite technology can help achieve this vision.

European Space Sustainability

(by Giovanni Sylos Labini. President of AIPAS & Director of EARSC, published on ESA ‘s website on January 11, 2016). With the Lisbon Treaty “Europe has decided to develop its own operational Earth observation capacity in order to reflect the EU’s growing responsibility in European and world affairs” COM 223 final.

GlobWetland Africa – Towards Earth Observation-based wetland monitoring in Africa

A consortium led by DHI GRAS which includes GeoVille GmbH (Austria), ITC (Netherlands) and Brockman Consult (Germany) as well as the technical universities in Copenhagen and Vienna has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to carry out the 1.5 million Euros GlobWetland Africa Project.

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