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Himawari 8 satellite to improve forecast accuracy

The Bureau of Meteorology informed that the new satellite, called Himawari 8, will provide updated images every ten minutes. The aircraft, developed by the Japanese Meteorological Agency, is able to generate full color and better resolution imagery that will led to more accurate forecast to issue weather warning.

LAPAN-A2 FM and APRS satellite launched

The Indonesian amateur radio society ORARI report that on Monday, 28 September 2015 04:30 hours UT, the LAPAN-A2/ORARI satellite was launched from the Sriharikota Range (SHAR) of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India. Deployment took place 23 minutes later.

The GeoInformation Group Supports St Helena’s Multi-Million Pound Economic Development

The UKMap team within The GeoInformation Group has been commissioned by St Helena Government to create a cartographic database for the island’s new 1:25,000 and 1:10,000 scale mapping.

Eye on Earth Special Initiatives demonstrate critical role of data for Sustainable Development

(MENAFN Press) At the second Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today, experts highlighted the achievements of the movement’s Special Initiatives in providing data, tools and frameworks to help inform decision-making for sustainable development. The Special Initiatives are the engine and driving force behind Eye on Earth and a key component of the success of the global movement in closing the data gap to support informed decision-making.

A World of Open Data

Nowadays, people are asking eagerly for Open Data and Open Government in order to gain access to unmediated facts and knowledge. Open data is, in fact, not a new idea. It is a way to share raw data with the public and put no limitations on its application. Open Government is a similar concept, encouraging the wide dissemination of government information. Integrating different kinds of Open Data often generates greater value.

SMOS meets ocean monsters

(30 September 2015) ESA’s SMOS and two other satellites are together providing insight into how surface winds evolve under tropical storm clouds in the Pacific Ocean.

Satellite Based-EO: Market prospects to 2024

Satellite-Based Earth Observation: Market prospects to 2024 is the only report providing industry forecasts, assessment of business opportunities and analysis of the entire value chain for this growing segment of the satellite industry.

The Feasibility Of It All—Airbus Defence & Space Sign On With CNES For Future EO Systems

[SatNews] Airbus Defence and Space has just signed a feasibility study contract with CNES, the French space agency, for future French space-based civil and military Earth observation systems

Jason-CS Programme enters into force – two months ahead of COP 21

(11 September 2015) The Jason Continuity of Service (Jason-CS) optional programme of Eumetsat entered into force on 9 September, based on the subscriptions from 12 Participating States (Austria, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).

Jason-CS programme enters into force - two months ahead of COP 21

The Jason Continuity of Service (Jason-CS) optional programme of EUMETSAT entered into force on 9 September, based on the subscriptions from 12 Participating States (Austria, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom). More EUMETSAT Member States are expected to join the programme in the next 12 months to bring the level of subscriptions from 90 to 100%.

PlanetiQ Opens Satellite Weather Sensor Development Facility

[Via Satellite 08-25-2015] Commercial weather startup PlanetiQ has opened a science and engineering facility in Boulder, Colo., where the development and manufacture of the first 12 Pyxis sensors will take place. The facility includes a laboratory clean room, and is collocated with Blue Canyon Technologies, which is already working collaboratively with PlanetiQ to develop the initial set of 12 microsatellites scheduled for launch in late 2016 and 2017.

Satellite Eye on Earth: July 2015 – in pictures

Coral reefs, New York from space and an erupting volcano are among images captured by European Space Agency and Nasa satellites last month

Belgian experts praise European satellite Sentinel-2A

The first photographs from Sentinel-2A, the European Earth observation satellite launched on the 23rd of June, are a good sign of things to come, the European Space Agency (ESA) says.

Supergeo resells Formosat-2 imagery

(21 July 2015) Supergeo Technologies has announced an agreement with National Space Organization (NSPO), Taiwan to resell the satellite imagery of Formosat-2.

Teledyne Awarded $15 Million Contract for Space-based Imagery

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., has entered into an agreement, valued at $15 million over a multi-year period, with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the provision of hyperspectral remote-sensing imagery from an instrument to be based on the International Space Station (ISS).

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