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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Intelescope Solutions leverages DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform for forestry management

(27 October 2015) DigitalGlobe today announced an agreement with Intelescope Solutions to enable global-scale satellite imagery data for the forestry industry.

IGBP and Earth observation: a co-evolution

The iconic images of Earth beamed back by the earliest spacecraft helped to galvanise interest in our planet’s environment. The subsequent evolution and development of satellites for Earth observation has been intricately linked with that of IGBP and other global-change research programmes, write Jack Kaye and Cat Downy.

Euroconsult Strategic Partnership Inked with World Space Risk Forum

Euroconsult today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the World Space Risk Forum (WSRF) whereby Euroconsult will assist in the WSRF’s commitment to the creation of a comprehensive platform for the global space risk community.

EARSC, European EO Product Award

The EARSC competition “European EO product of the year” will encourage the use of open data from GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems)

Regional haze from Indonesian forest fires seen as an acid test for ASEAN

Is the haze from Indonesia’s forest fires hazardous to health?

New approaches bring Earth observation data to wider market

With every new constellation of satellites sent into space over the decades, carrying ever more powerful arrays of optical and radar sensors, the treasure trove of Earth observation (EO) data has been growing – and with the likes of NASA and the European Space Agency often giving it away, this vast and growing pool of information is now available to smaller organizations with modest budgets.

David Willetts joins SSTL's Board as a non-Executive Director

David Willetts, former UK Minister for Science and Universities, has joined the Board at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) as a non-Executive Director.

NGA To Weigh Smallsat Options Under New Commercial Strategy

by Mike Gruss — October 26, 2015, eWASHINGTON — The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) could request funding as early as next year to begin experimenting with the different imagery products becoming available from a new generation of commercial satellite operators and data analytics firms.

Formosat-5 slated for February 2016 launch

Taiwan’s Formosat-5, an ultra-high-resolution Earth observation satellite operated by the Hsinchu City-headquartered National Space Organization, is scheduled for launch in February 2016, according to the NSPO.

Moving On Up... New Chief Scientist Named By Earth-i

[SatNews] Earth-i, the master distributor of imaging and data services from the DMC3/TripleSat constellation, has announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Hausknecht to the company’s team of prominent and experienced individuals from the Earth Observation (EO) industry.

Copernicus brochures available for download

The European Commission recently published a brochure presenting the Copernicus programme and the many ways it benefits to its users in a wide variety of application domains.

Global Satellite-based Earth Observation Market - Trends and Forecast (2015-2020)

LONDON, Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Satellite-based Earth Observation Market, despite the high initial cost of investment and the strong Governmental control and dependence is an emerging market today and is projected to grow many more folds in the next decade. The technology involves the capture and storage of information from satellites relating to the physical (structure and features), biological and chemical compositions of the Earth for monitoring, surveillance and decision-making in various verticals such as Defence and Intelligence, Infrastructure and Engineering, Natural Resource Management, Energy and power, Disaster Management, location-based and navigation services, Information Management System etc.

EO21, Earth Observation in the 21st Century

The Catapult is partnering with the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide a unifying context and strategy to identify, analyse and capitalise on the key technological opportunities affecting the Earth observation (EO) sector in the emerging data economy, from the collection of EO data to their exploitation in science and business.

Space: EU not boldly going where no one has gone before

It wasn’t a long time ago, nor was it in a galaxy far, far away, when Jose Manuel Barroso said he wanted the European Union to play a role in space exploration, which may include human spaceflight as well as robotic missions.

Satellites focus on rescue and damage control work (China)

BEIJING, Aug. 21 (Xinhuanet) —China has mobilized at least eight of its satellites to help with search-and-rescue and damage control work after last week’s massive blasts in Tianjin.

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