satellite

Deimos-2 satellite´s first anniversary

Iberian Peninsula satellite image (Image: ESA)

Deimos-2, Spain’s first Very High Resolution

English

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 14:37

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

40

longitude: 

-4
Thu, 06/25/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

New remote sensing satellite to be developed by Russia and Belarus

Belarus satellite image (Image: NASA)

Russia and Belarus announced that they are aiming to develop a new remote sensing satellite in two or three years. This

English

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 09:43

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

54

longitude: 

28
Wed, 06/24/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Roscosmos to expand its satellite fleet

Resurs satellite (Image:ROSCOSMOS)

Roscosmos, the Russian Federal Space Agency, is about to launch more satellites in order to create a new centre for global imaging that could enhance Earth remote sensing activities. The project includes setting in orbit various satellites between 2016 and 2025, so that the total fleet would increase to 20.

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 12:27

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

56

longitude: 

38
Fri, 06/19/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Airbus to build the world’s largest satellite network

Satellite image of the Earth (Image: NASA)

At the ongoing Paris Airshow European spacecraft company Airbus Defence and Space announced that they will produce a fleet of 900 satellites for OneWeb, a project carried out by British Channel Islands in order to enable internet access in remote areas. It will be made up of 900 small, low orbit satellites which are cheaper and faster to mass produce and have shorten latency periods than those circling further away from Earth.

English

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 13:00

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

49

longitude: 

2
Tue, 06/16/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

UNITAR’s Operational Satellite Applications Programme - UNOSAT

UNOSAT is a technology-intensive programme delivering imagery analysis and satellite solutions to relief and development organisations within and outside the UN system to help make a difference in critical areas such as humanitarian relief, human security, strategic territorial and development planning.

English

Free tagging: 

Guide Type: 

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Africa starts using the potential of space technology

Horn of Africa and Gulf of Aden from the International Space Station (Image: NASA)

In recent years, many African countries have started using the potential and usefulness of space technology more and more, as an article in The Conversation points out. In sub-Saharan Africa, these are mostly Nigeria and South Africa.

English

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 13:56

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

-9

longitude: 

35
Tue, 05/12/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

New satellite to extend NASA and USGS Landsat programme

Moving out on Landsat 9 is a high priority for NASA and USGS (Image: NASA)

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have started work on Landsat 9, planned to launch in 2023, to continue the observing programme of Earth’s land cover. Since 1972 one of the eight satellites in the Landsat program has photographed the entire Earth every 16 days and provide accurate measurements of Earth’s surface.  

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 11:12

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

39

longitude: 

-77
Fri, 04/24/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

New system uses satellites to support rescue missions in the Alps

1780 people in the Austrian Alps had to be rescued last year

The European Space Agency ESA and TeleConsult Austria have developed a new internet-based system Sarontar to support rescue missions in the Alps combining satellites and hybrid technologies.

English

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 14:06

Free tagging: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Wed, 02/25/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

New satellite can capture entire dayside Earth

Earth from Space (Image:NASA)

The first satellite capable of watching the entire diurnal side of Earth continuously, DSCOVR, was launched into space earlier this month.

English

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 14:14

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Mon, 02/23/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

ALOS-2/CIRC data is now open to the public

The ALOS data is accessible via the CIRC observation data search

After the calibration and validation of ALOS-2/CIRC, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA confirmed that the data quality of ALOS-2/CIRC is adequate. All ALOS-2/CIRC data is therefore now available to the public.

English

Do not include in news list: 

0

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:59

latitude: 

36

longitude: 

140
Mon, 02/09/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Pages

Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.