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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News Resources

First Commercial Satellite Constellation Successfully

The next generation of earth observation and geoinformation services begin with RapidEye’s constellation of five satellites.

Dnepr Lv With Five Satellites to Be Launched August 29

MOSCOW. Aug 26 (Interfax-AVN) – The conversion launch vehicle Dnepr with five RapidEye earth probing satellites is to take off from the Baikonur launch pad, Kazakhstan, on Friday.

Microsoft Virtual Earth to Be Offered with ESRI’s ArcGIS Online Services

Redmond, WA and Redlands, CA – July 29, 2008 – Microsoft Corp. and ESRI today announced that ESRI ArcGIS users will have access to the robust mapping and imagery content provided by the Microsoft Virtual Earth platform inside ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Server.

Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason 2 Begins Mapping Oceans

Washington – Less than a month after launch, the NASA-French space agency Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason 2 oceanography satellite has produced its first complete maps of global ocean surface topography, surface wave height and wind speed.

EU doing its share to ensure a successful Olympics

In the run up to the Olympics, China’s authorities now have the resources to monitor air pollution and overall help in the battle to keep it under control; all thanks to the efforts of the European Space Agency (ESA).

Infoterra Ltd announces new ERDAS software reseller for Ireland

Infoterra Ltd, sole distributor for ERDAS desktop software products in the UK and Ireland, is pleased to announce that Compass Informatics Ltd will be its reseller in Ireland from 1st August 2008.

Promising Results Of Environment Monitoring Satellite Jason-2 One Week After Launch

(3 July 2008) One week has gone by since the launch, and everything is going very well with Jason-2.

The INSPIRE Metadata editor is now available through the INSPIRE geoportal

This prototype editor allows users to create metadata that are compliant with the INSPIRE Implementing Rules as approved by the INSPIRE Regulatory Committee and the European Parliament. These Implementing Rules are now in the process of formal adoption (expected during the summer). The metadata created with this editor are also compliant with EN ISO 19115 and 19119, and have been successfully validated against the INSPIRE Geoportal Catalogue and other catalogue applications (for example Geonetwork).

NigeriaSat-2 Mission Control Centre Ready in August

The National Space Research Development Agency has said that it would complete the installation of the Mission Control Room (MCC) for the country’s second earth-observation satellite (NigeriaSat-2) in August.

Agriculture Crop Management And Production Improved By Satellite Remote Sensing Technology And Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Scientists for many years have been using satellite remote sensing technology, utilising low and medium resolution sensors to improve water balance and farming yield assessment on large geographical scales around the world.

Eurospace Facts and Figures - data 2007 now available!

Eurospace produces, since 1996, the sole annual comprehensive review of the state of the space industry in Europe:

New website on SMEs' access to finance in Member States

The Enterprise Finance Index (EFI) website has been launched by the Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry 27th May 2008. It aims to provide data and trends about the development of access to finance for SMEs in the Member States in a clear and user-friendly manner. The final goal is to enable policy makers better to evaluate the effects of policies on SME finance across Europe.

Supporting the implementation of an operational GMES service in the field of emergency management

The European Commission has published a call for tender to support the implementation of an operational GMES service in the field of emergency management.

China Launches Weather Satellite For Olympic Games

China launched a second Olympic weather forecasting satellite, the Fengyun-3 (FY-3) May Tuesday 27.

SSTL Wins Satellite Imager Contract For Climate Modelling

(28 May 2008) Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), the world’s leading small satellite manufacturer, has secured a contract worth €1.6 million from Astrium GmbH, Germany to proceed with work on a new contract to develop and supply the Multi-Spectral Imager (MSI) for the European Space Agency’s (ESA) EarthCARE Mission.

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