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New technology for maintenance and de-orbiting of satellites

Astrium is preparing a new technology mission for the maintenance and disposal of satellites.

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Fri, 21/09/2012 - 11:00

MetOp-B weather satellite is launched

The second Metop satellite was launched yesterday, 17 September 2012 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher,

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 13:25

TerraSAR-X: Five years in space

On 15 June 2007, the German TerraSAR-X radar satellite was launched from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan marking the beginning of a new era in German remote sensing.

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Mon, 18/06/2012 - 10:36

Enhancing links with BGR in Hannover, Germany

Germany has had a long tradition in the area of geological hazards (earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, mass movements, subsidence).

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Wed, 02/05/2012 - 15:19

UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop successfully concluded

From 24-26 April, the UN-SPIDER Programme carried out its Fifth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology.

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Fri, 27/04/2012 - 11:23
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50.7183
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7.1274

Munich Summit Charts Progress of GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou GNSSes

On 13-15 March 2012 high-ranking worldwide speakers from industry, science and governments dealing with satellite navigation came together for the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit.

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Fri, 23/03/2012 - 13:51

Rockot to launch two Sentinel satellites

ESA and Eurockot today signed contracts for launching two ESA satellites: Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-3A will fly in 2013 on Rockot vehicles from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia for Europe&

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Thu, 09/02/2012 - 15:47
latitude: 
53.0848
longitude: 
8.82083

A step closer to mapping the Earth in 3D

After a year in service, the German Earth observation satellite TanDEM-X, together with its twin satellite, TerraSAR-X, have completely mapped the entire land surface of Earth for the first time.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 16:22
latitude: 
48.0745
longitude: 
11.2636

RapidEye Reveals Full Archive Through EyeFind

On June 14, RapidEye, a leader in wide area, repetitive coverage of Earth through its constellation of satellites announced that EyeFind, a tool that allows users to browse its entire arc

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Wed, 22/06/2011 - 17:32
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52.4084
longitude: 
12.5625

Germany takes the lead on European data relay system

The contract signed between OHB System AG and Astrium Services is worth 7.4 million euros, or $10.7 million.

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Fri, 06/05/2011 - 15:00
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51.1657
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10.4515