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Brussels , Belgium
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News

ISRO Encouraging Entrepreneurs to Access Its Petabytes of Geospatial Data

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has gathered approximately 17 petabytes (17 million GB) of geospatial data, with expectations of having more than 50 petabytes in the next five years. To encourage use of this wealth of data, ISRO is promoting the information to young entrepreneurs as a way to generate monetary wealth.

#Sentinel2Go launch

(Join us for #Sentinel2Go launch) Be a part of Europe’s Earth observation revolution: apply to join top Earth experts at the Sentinel launch SocialSpace on 6–7 March in Darmstadt, Germany.

UrtheCast Enters into Binding Agreement Worth US$180 Million to Sell and Operate Two Satellites in the OptiSAR™ Constellation

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”), the geospatial and geo-analytics company developing two Earth Observation (EO) satellite constellations, known as OptiSARTM and UrtheDailyTM, today announces that it has entered into a binding agreement with a confidential government customer for the sale and shared operation of the first two satellites in the OptiSARTM Constellation, the world’s first commercial EO constellation with integrated optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors, for US$180 million.

PCI Geomatics Marks Milestone in Cloud-Based Image Processing

(MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada – January 17, 2017) PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today that it is six years since it began providing clients with cloud-based processing.

The 2017 SPIN scheme is now open for applications #SPIN17

The Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN) has been designed to provide an introductory link for those considering employment in the space sector and space sector organisations looking to find the most talented and enthusiastic people to ensure the future success of their businesses. The scheme is managed by the Institute for Environmental Analytics at the University of Reading and supported by the Satellite Applications Catapult and the UK Space Agency.

European Commission "Business Beyond Borders" initiative: International matchmaking opportunities for EO companies!

Business Beyond Borders is a new initiative funded by the European Commission with the objective to help EU businesses, in particular Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Clusters, to operate internationally.

EARSC is hiring !

The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies, EARSC is looking for a Market analyst to join its team.

ISRO to launch record 83 satellites in one go in January

BENGALURU: ISRO today said it would launch a record 83 satellites in one go using its workhorse PSLV-C37 toward the end of January.

11th GEO European Projects Workshop

We are pleased to announce that the 11th GEO European Projects Workshop will take place from 19th to 21st June 2017 in Helsinki. It is co-organised by the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the European Commission. Please book these dates in your calendars!

INSPIRE WCS adopted

December 2016 – Last month INSPIRE officially adopted the OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS) as INSPIRE Coverage Download Service. Jordi Escriu, Facilitator of the corresponding Thematic Cluster 3, calls “WCS the natural way to deliver and exploit coverage data”.

Airbus Defence and Space Celebrates Five Years of the First Pléiades Satellite Launch

Five years ago, the very high-resolution satellite Pléiades 1A was launched from the Guiana Space Center, joined by its twin Pléiades 1B a few months later. This was the start of what is known as the Pléiades constellation, which makes it possible to create imagery product of every point of the globe at a 50cm resolution within a few hours and to guarantee a daily revisit, with more than one million km² acquired each day.

New marine data and products from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite are being distributed simultaneously to African and European users.

Monday, 19 December 2016. The new information on Sea Surface Height, Ocean Colour and Sea Surface Temperature, disseminated via EUMETCast, EUMETSAT’s flexible data dissemination system, will ensure improved management of fishing zones and security for fishermen at sea as well as the forecast of harmful algae bloom and coastal protection.

A new perspective of our planet

By Benazir Wehelie, Special to CNN. October 16, 2016

SPARTACUS: Satellite-based asset tracking for disaster operations

(By Clemente Fuggini -December 16, 2016 )

Drones Offer $19.9 Billion Opportunity for Satellite © NSR

[Via Satellite 12-13-2016] Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), or drones, could offer the satellite industry a $19.9 billion revenue opportunity over the next decade, according to a new report by Northern Sky Research (NSR). As the need for government UAS satellite communications and commercial imaging services arise alongside the rising use of drones in industries such as agriculture, maintenance, real estate and others, the satellite industry could see opportunity, but also competition, from drones.

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