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August 24, 2020

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24 August 2020 — 29 August 2020

September 21, 2020

SPIE Europe’s Remote Sensing symposium
EICC in Edinburgh , United Kingdom
21 September 2020 — 24 September 2020

September 28, 2020

ESA Phi-week
Frascati , Italy
28 September 2020 —  2 October 2020

October 08, 2020

Copernicus Industry Workshop
Brussels , Belgium
8 October 2020

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13 October 2020 — 15 October 2020

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20 October 2020 — 22 October 2020

October 26, 2020

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26 October 2020 — 30 October 2020

November 02, 2020

Port Elizabeth ,
2 November 2020 —  5 November 2020

December 07, 2020

European Space Week
Bonn , Germany
7 December 2020 — 11 December 2020
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Japanese venture plans to put 50 Earth observation microsatellites in orbit by ’22

Axelspace Corp., a space business venture originating from the University of Tokyo, will attempt to place into orbit 50 microsatellites from 2017 to 2022 to provide image data covering many parts of the globe.

China Plans to Build Remote Sensing Satellite Network with Global Coverage

China is planning to build a remote sensing satellite network with global coverage by setting up more ground stations overseas.

Earth-i releases new sample imagery from DMC3 / TripleSat constellation

New standards of Earth Observation data paving the way for frequent, very high resolution commercial imaging opportunities

SpaceNews 2015 Year in Review

January: Japan approves a combined civil/military space budget of 324.5 billion yen ($2.75 billion) for fiscal year 2015, up 18.5 percent over the previous year, with a big focus on national security. An H-3 rocket and a data-relay satellite are also big budget items.

Esri and NASA Collaborate to Advance Cloud Access to Imagery

Esri and NASA are collaborating to improve access to imagery and raster data stored in the cloud using a combination of two technologies, Meta Raster Format (MRF) and Limited Error Raster Compression (LERC).

Thales Alenia Space wins contract worth €402 million

Thales Alenia Space will again participate in Copernicus program. Company will for sure use their experience during first series of Copernicus satellites called Sentinel-1A and Sentinel-1B. Worth €402 million contract estimates that Sentinel-1C and Sentinel-1D will be launched on 2021 or later. According to Thales Alenia, Sentunel-1A launched on 2014 is now fully operational and launching Sentinel-1B is scheduled on spring 2016.

CartoConsult Partners with Proteus to Harness New Laser Scanning Technology

CartoConsult has signed a joint venture agreement with Proteus to develop and promote the use of the latest laser scanning technology.

Five Years of Deimos-1

Today we move another step closer to democratizing Earth observation data with the addition of 22 m Deimos-1 imagery dating back to 2011.

Google and FAO partner to make remote sensing data more efficient and accessible

Partnership enhances ability to assess changing forest and to estimate greenhouse gas emissions

First Two PlanetiQ Weather Satellites To Be Launched By Antrix

[Satnews] PlanetiQ has signed a contract with Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), for the launch of PlanetiQ’s first two weather satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) during the fourth quarter of 2016.

Finns developing SAR radar microsatellites

HELSINKI, Finland, 13 Nov. 2015. Iceye, a space technology startup in Helsinki, Finland, has secured more than $5 million in funding to help launch radar-based microsatellites designed to deliver earth imagery for disaster relief, logistics, planetary exploration, agriculture, nature, and climate applications.

Farmers benefit from satellite coverage

(2 December 2015) Farmers can now call on the latest satellite information using the unique TalkingFields service to get the best from their land while cutting the environmental cost.

Drone Technology Markets

Demand is rising significantly for drones in surveillance, reconnaissance, military combat and commercial applications. Technological advancements are driving development of these new applications, primarily in defense and commercial markets.

Copernicus: down-to-Earth opportunities for SMEs reaching for the stars

(By Anne Glémarec © Euronews) Some 58% of the global space economy relies on satellite Earth observation data This data is available on an open basis in the EU thanks to the Copernicus Programme, as Massimo Antoninetti, of the Italian Research Council explains: “By analysing the potential impact of the Copernicus programme on the European economy, we can forecast a financial benefit of 30 billions euro and the creation of at least 50,000 jobs by 2030 “.

€26.5 million for GMES & Africa initiative

The following press release was issued by the European Commission on November 25, 2015 12:00 pm.

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