Bureaucracy-free assistance in the event of an emergency – this is the aim of the 15 space agencies united within the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'.
From the research stage to full operation – The Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI) is now on call around the clock.
Astrium is preparing a new technology mission for the maintenance and disposal of satellites.
The second Metop satellite was launched yesterday, 17 September 2012 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher,
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.
Germany has had a long tradition in the area of geological hazards (earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, mass movements, subsidence).
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.
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.
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&
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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