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Frascati , Italy
28 September 2020 —  2 October 2020

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Copernicus Industry Workshop
Brussels , Belgium
8 October 2020

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20 October 2020 — 22 October 2020

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26 October 2020 — 30 October 2020

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2 November 2020 —  5 November 2020

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European Space Week
Bonn , Germany
7 December 2020 — 11 December 2020
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News Resources

A First for Belgium: Commercial Contract for the Supply of a Satellite Signed SPACEBEL to Vietnam

It is on January 20th 2014 in Hanoi, in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vietnamese Hoang Trung Hai and the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte, that SPACEBEL signed the contract for the supply to Vietnam of an Earth observation system “Made in Belgium” named VNREDSat-1b (Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment & Disaster Monitoring satellite). The satellite will be launched in 2017.

Exelis to help advance near real-time global observation

(17 December 2013) Exelis, will support data analysis of images from SkySat-1, the first in a planned constellation of 24 satellites from Skybox Imaging.

ENVI software will provide advanced analytics to extract information from high resolution Skybox Imaging satellites

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 17, 2013 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS), will support data analysis of images from SkySat-1, the first in a planned constellation of 24 satellites from Skybox Imaging. Support for SkySat-1 will be available in the early 2014 release of the company’s ENVI image analysis software. The new sub-meter imaging satellites will make timely and valuable information about the Earth easily accessible to a wider range of end users for applications ranging from disaster response and resource management to national security and climate monitoring, among other things.

Proba-V data ready for use

(3 December 2013) Less than seven months after launch, Earth-watcher Proba-V is ready to provide global vegetation data for operational and scientific use.

Vietnam actively operates VNREDSat -1

(12/12/13) VietNamNet Bridge – After three months of taking over the control of VNREDSat -1 satellite from the French partner, Vietnam can fully master this Earth observing system.

Progress Cargo Ship Carrying Two UrtheCast Cameras Successfully Docks With ISS

VANCOUVER, December 2, 2013 | UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (‘UrtheCast’ or ‘the Company’) is very pleased to announce that, as of Nov. 29, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. CST, the Progress 53P cargo ship carrying UrtheCast’s two cameras has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS).

Indra to manage and operate main Sentinel-2 satellite image processing and archiving centre

(28 November 2013) Indra has closed an agreement with the European Space Agency to host the main processing and archiving centre for the images of the Sentinel-2 mission at its facilities and take charge of its operation.

UrtheCast Successfully Launches its Cameras into Space

VANCOUVER, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ – UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (‘UrtheCast’ or ‘the Company’) is extremely pleased to announce that the Progress 53P cargo ship carrying UrtheCast’s cameras has now reached orbit, following a successful launch from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome. Travelling aboard a Soyuz rocket, UrtheCast’s two cameras — the world’s first 1-Metre Class, high-resolution Earth video camera and one medium-resolution imaging camera — are scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station (ISS) on November 29.

SPOT 6 satellite qualifies for European Copernicus programme

(13 November 2013) Astrium Services’s SPOT 6 high-resolution satellite has been qualified by the European Space Agency (ESA) to take part in the Copernicus Earth observation programme.

RapidEye Is Now BlackBridge

Berlin, Germany – November 6, 2013 – RapidEye has officially changed its name to BlackBridge. This change is the result of a two-year process of uniting all BlackBridge owned companies as one presence in the marketplace. It will empower the BlackBridge group to harness its combined resources to offer its partners and customers end-to-end solutions across the entire geospatial value chain at a global level.

China provides satellite imagery to assist Australia in fighting against bushfire

CANBERRA, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) — China has provided satellite imagery to Australia to assist the country’s fighting against the latest bushfires in New South Wales, a spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy said on Wednesday.

SMOS sees triple superstorms

(22 October 2013) ESA’s versatile water mission tracked Asia’s recent storms over land and sea.

Thales Alenia Space's radar to monitor Korean peninsula

ROME, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Thales Alenia Space reports its synthetic aperture radar was launched into space Thursday aboard South Korea’s Kompsat-5 Earth observation satellite.

A helping hand from above for the Gambia

(14 June 2013) Satellites are being used to promote agriculture in one of the world’s poorest countries.

New Public Application of Landsat Images Released

Google released more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken from space Thursday compiled into an interactive time-lapse experience. Working with data from the Landsat Program managed by the U.S. Geological Survey, the images display an historical perspective on changes to Earth’s surface over time.

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