Apr 25, 2011

Recent ScanEx news

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Moscow workshops of MDA and Astrium companies

On April 14-15, 2011 representatives of world leading RS Operators held a series of thematic workshops in Moscow. ScanEx RDC was the organizer of this event. The workshops took place at the Moscow State University of Geodesy & Cartography. Leading specialists from Astrium and MDA spoke about the possibilities of satellite imagery data and technology applications in different thematic areas: agriculture, forestry, oil and gas production, mapping, management of emergency situations, etc. …

UNIGEO Association of university-based geoportals of satellite data is being created

A foundation conference, dedicated to the creation of the “UNIGEO” Association of university-based geoportals, is to take place on April 20-21, 2011 at the Chernyshevsky Saratov State University. The conference will be attended by representatives of 19 Russian university-based centers of space monitoring and by specialists of ScanEx RDC – the developer and supplier of the satellite imagery data handling technology. …

“Why not our own GLONASS?”

Gazeta.Ru. Space telecommunications, navigation and imagery can bring profit even today, however they are in desperate need of competent administration and legislative support in Russia, believes ScanEx RDC General Director Vladimir Gershenzon: …

Spanish version of the “Earth from Space:.” Conference website is now available

The website of the 5th International Conference “Earth from Space – the Most Effective Solutions” is now available in three languages – Russian, English and Spanish. Spanish version of the website functions since April 8 and it will enable the Spanish language native-speakers in Europe and Latin America to get access to updated information about this forthcoming event. …

Libya events: assessing damage with satellite images

Against the background of possible completion of warfare in Libya the organizations operating in this country conduct monitoring of the condition of facilities and infrastructure. ScanEx RDC performs operational satellite imagery of the industry property units of Russian companies, involved in contractual activities in Libya. …

“Space photo-session”: Samara Самара celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first manned flight in space

Samara city became the venue of the large-scale photo session, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight. Satellite imagery of the largest square in Europe – the Kuibyshev Square – was carried out during the tele-marathon “Let’s go! 50” in early April 2011. Students of Samara universities lined up forming the inscription “Samara-Cosmos-50” (“Самара-Космос-50”) with their bodies at the moment, when GeoEye-1 satellite was passing by to take the image of this area. This action organizers are: “Samara” TV and radio company and the Samara Region Government. Center of Space Monitoring of the Samara State Aerospace University and ScanEx RDC were the organizers of this “photo-session”. …

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