Airbus Defence and Space and the Japanese PASCO Corporation have recently made an agreement that will reinforce their long-term cooperation in Satellite Data distribution.
Mali's national survey and mapping agency (IGM) will be receiving the most recent detailed data at a resolution of 1.5 metres from SPOT-6, which has covered the country's entire 1.241.000 km²
SPOT-6, the new high resolution optical Earth observation satellite, built by the European leading space technology company Atrium, will be launched from India next month. .
Up-to-date geodata is essential if rescue services are to reach the disaster-struck regions and provide help as fast as possible.
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