Upcoming events

October 23, 2017


Washington DC , USA
Monday October 23, 2017 — Friday October 27, 2017

October 24, 2017


Bremen , Germany
Tuesday October 24, 2017 — Thursday October 26, 2017

October 25, 2017

October 26, 2017


Bucharest , Romania
Thursday October 26, 2017 — Friday October 27, 2017

October 30, 2017


Venice and Padova , Italy
Monday October 30, 2017 — Tuesday October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017


London , United Kingdom
Tuesday October 31, 2017 — Wednesday November 1, 2017

November 02, 2017

IEOS2017 and Copernicus Training and Information Session
Kildare , Ireland
Thursday November 2, 2017 — Friday November 3, 2017

November 03, 2017


Tallinn , Estonia
Friday November 3, 2017 — Thursday November 9, 2017

November 06, 2017


Stockholm , Sweden
Monday November 6, 2017 — Wednesday November 8, 2017

November 07, 2017


Brussels , Belgium
Tuesday November 7, 2017 — Wednesday November 8, 2017

Hinxton, Cambridge , United Kingdom
Tuesday November 7, 2017

Maryland , USA
Tuesday November 7, 2017 — Thursday November 9, 2017
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News

SPACEMETRIC awarded 1M$ contract extension with Armed Forces

The Swedish Armed Forces has awarded Spacemetric an extension to a current contract for maintenance and support of software systems managing reconnaissance imagery from the JAS 39 Gripen multirole fighter, and video data from UAVs deployed on international missions. Both solutions build on Spacemetric’s Keystone Image Data Management System.

IABG’s Geodata Factory celebrates its tenth anniversary

Ottobrunn/Dresden, 18 Sep. 2017. IABG’s Geodata Factory, established in Dresden in November 2007, can meanwhile look back on a successful first decade. Its launch was part of a large-scale assignment that included the processing of world-wide geo data for the German Federal Armed Forces.

Earth-i Recruits Industry Veterans To Help Meet Demand for Earth Observation Data

(20 September 2017) British satellite company Earth-i today announced a range of new senior appointments to help with the company’s rapid growth as it cements its position at the forefront of the commercialisation of space and the rapid evolution of the New Space market.

Airbus encourages Northern Ireland’s SMEs to look to Space for new business opportunities

Guildford, 18 September 2017 – Airbus Defence and Space in partnership with Digital Catapult NI, Invest Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Space Office launches a new space challenge to encourage Northern Ireland small and medium-sized enterprises and research institutions to generate new business opportunities using satellite imagery. The development of these new applications can range e.g. from fishing and farming to urban planning and traffic management, and should contribute to a sustainable society. The winner will be allowed to secure satellite imagery worth €20,000 from Airbus-owned or operated Earth observation satellite systems.

Seraphim Space Fund closes at $91M, invests in U.S., Finnish geospatial satellite companie

(© Peter B. de Selding | Sep 17, 2017) PARIS — With satellite fleet operator SES joining its investor team, Seraphim Capital passed the $90-million mark for its Seraphim Space Fund and closed it with the announcement of two initial investments in Spire Global and Iceye Oy.

From selling data to selling answers, EO market faces transformation

(by Tereza Pultarova — September 15, 2017). PARIS — Earth-observation startups are investing in data analytics and machine learning to transform raw satellite data into marketable insights they say have the potential to be every bit as indispensable to investors and business leaders as the up-to-the-second analytics they get from the likes of a $20,000-a-year Bloomberg terminal subscription.

Growing new EO data markets will require user-friendly approaches, say executives

(by Tereza Pultarova — September 14, 2017). PARIS — Providing a user-friendly experience together with in-depth understanding of customers’ needs will be key for the growth of Earth-observation data use in new markets in the upcoming years, according to industry leaders.

The PanGeo Alliance welcomes a new member and celebrates 3 years of achievements

(Sept 2017) The PanGeo Alliance, the first global alliance of Earth Observation satellite operators, is pleased to announce Geoinformation Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus as the latest new member of the alliance. In addition, PanGeo is celebrating 3 years since its launch in Paris, as all the members gathered in the French capital to commemorate the formation of their collaboration and to evaluate its results and look to the future

New Bathymetrics Data Portal delivers quality water depth data online

13 September 2017 – An online portal providing fast access to high quality water depth
data went live today.

Airbus to reshape Earth observation market with its Pleiades Neo constellation

The production of Airbus’ four new very high resolution satellites, which together will form the Pleiades Neo constellation, is well on schedule for launch in 2020.

100th story "Sentinel Vision"

VisioTerra has developed the “Sentinel Vision Portal” enabling European Space Agency (ESA) staff to get the best of Sentinel data. Since March 20, 2017 VisioTerra edits 4 times a week “stories” showing the smiles or injuries of the Earth

European Space Week (3-9 Nov 2017 in Tallinn)

Conferences, roundtables, training and information sessions, hackathons, accelerators and incubators. Sounds interesting, right? All these activities, and many more, will await you during one entire week at the European Space Week in Tallinn (EUSW2017), which is organised by the European Commission under the auspices of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

Copernicus 4 Energy workshop

The “Copernicus 4 Energy” workshop will take place at the Breydel Auditorium (DG GROW) on 12 October 2017.

Italy´s drought seen from space

(5 September 2017) Despite the welcome showers at the weekend, abnormally low soil-moisture conditions persist in central Italy. Scientists are using satellite data to monitor the drought that has gripped the country.

One UN collaboration on access to and awareness raising of Earth observation for Sustainable Development Goals

VIENNA/GENEVA, 4 September (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have agreed to collaborate to further their common goals, particularly the use of space-based technology for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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