Upcoming events

August 24, 2020

Calgary, Canada ,
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

October 13, 2020

13 October 2020 — 15 October 2020

October 18, 2020

18 October 2020 — 21 October 2020

October 20, 2020

Tunis, Tunisia ,
20 October 2020 — 22 October 2020

October 26, 2020

Kigali, Rwanda ,
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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Thales Alenia Space to build Copernicus Sentinel-1C and D satellites

(15 December 2015) Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to build the Copernicus Sentinel-1C and 1D environmental monitoring satellites, as part of Europe’s Copernicus program.

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.

COSMOsmHack, A hackathon for Earth observation

First hackathon dedicated to innovative apps on COSMO-SkyMed ended successfully.

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.

Space information the final frontier for big data era

(by Roland Moore-Colyer, 25 Nov 2015) Data from space will feed the big data trend as more companies find uses for information and images collected by satellites.

Free data proves its worth for observing Earth

Since late 2008, when Landsat Earth observation images were made available to all users free of charge, nearly 30 million Landsat scenes have been downloaded through the U.S. Geological Survey portal – and the rate of downloads is still increasing.

ESA Issues Call for New Earth Explorer Proposals

ESA is announcing an opportunity for scientists involved in Earth observation to submit proposals for the next potential Earth Explorer satellite mission.

University of Edinburgh teams up with Ecometrica to establish Earth Observation Lab

The University of Edinburgh has teamed up with sustainability software and data firm Ecometrica to establish a new Earth Observation Lab aimed at deriving maximum benefit from the vast amounts of spatial data produced by satellites.

Research Data Alliance joins Group on Earth Observations as participating organization

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is one of the newest Participating Organizations in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), creating an important partnership between the Earth observations and the RDA communities. GEO approved RDA’s application at its plenary meeting in Mexico City last week.

European Commission subscribes to the GEOSS implementation plan for open EO data

(13 Nov, 2015) During the GEO-XII Plenary & Mexico City Ministerial Summit, the European Commission, as a founding member of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), has subscribed to the 2015 – 2025 implementation plan of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS).

EARSC and ASAS sign memorandum of understanding

The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Italian Association for Space-based Application and Services (ASAS) to share opinion on policy issues at both at EU institutions level and Italian national policies, exchange on documents of common interest and co- operate on projects or promotional activities where relevant.
Following a letter sent by ASAS to EARSC on April 2015, the two associations agreed it could be beneficial to develop improved understanding and exchange between ASAS at Italian national level and EARSC at European level. Han Wensink, EARSC Chairman and Maurizio Fargnoli, ASAS President signed the MoU.
Periodic exchanges and meetings will be organized between ASAS and EARSC secretariat with a regular exchange at EARSC board level.

Exprodat and CSIS tell the Story Map of Russian Pipe Dreams and their Realities

Exprodat, the oil and gas ArcGIS Platform specialist, has worked in partnership with the world-renowned Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to implement the Esri Story Maps as a new way of presenting the Centre’s valuable strategic information.

Euroconsult's Latest Report Targets Satellite Value Chain

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, November 12, 2015 — Euroconsult’s latest report, Satellite Value Chain: The Snapshot 2015, brings together a selection of key trends and indicators on supply and demand from Euroconsult’s 2015 reports complemented by additional dedicated research on the commercial satellite business to give a snapshot of the commercial satellite value chain.

USGIF and Riverside Research Partner to Create Scholarship

Herndon, Virginia, November 9, 2015 — The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has partnered with Riverside Research, a not-for-profit company primarily serving the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, to create the Ken Miller Scholarship for Advanced Remote Sensing Applications. To be awarded for the first time in fall 2016, the $10,000 scholarship will benefit students who plan to enter the intelligence workforce.

Strasbourg shares “richest geographical database in France”

For many years, 1Spatial, the global spatial software firm which manages the world’s largest spatial data, has been working in close collaboration with Eurométropole de Strasbourg to create and maintain a single source of authoritative geospatial data.

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