Earth Observation

Russia to develop an Earth observation system for Iran

Satellite image of the Neyriz Lakes in southern Iran (Image: ESA)

According to the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, two Russian space companies signed a pre-contractual agreement with the Iranian Bonyan Danesh Shargh in order to assist the Islamic Republic of Iran to build its own satellite observation system.

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NASA to build an enhanced hurricane-observing satellite mission

Hurricanes hitting the U.S. will be easier to predict with the new satellite mission (Image: NASA)

NASA has began to build its new satellite mission focused on predicting hurricanes, called Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), with the collaboration of the University of Michigan.

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TerraSAR-X satellite will continue providing data for Copernicus Data Warehouse

TerraSAR-X satellite monitoring Europe (Image: ESA)

Airbus Defence and Space and ESA have signed an agreement that enables Copernicus Data Warehouse to continue receiving TerraSAR-X satellite information until the end of 2020.

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EEA and ESA strengths cooperation on Earth Observation and environmental monitoring

French Riviera processed through infrared spectral channel, one of the first images captured by Sentinel-2A satellite (Image: ESA)

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on July 15 between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Environmental Agency (EEA) in order to share scientific expertise and technical data in the fields of

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ASAL's satellite ALSAT-2A turned 5 years in orbit

Extract from ALSAT-2A image of Benabdelmalek Ramdane in Mostaganem Province, Algeria (Image: ASAL)

ALSAT-2A, the optical Earth observation satellite of the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL), Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER, reached five years in orbit on July 12.

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ISRO has successfully launched three new Earth observation satellites

The new satellites have been launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India (Image: ISRO)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched on Friday, July 10, three 1 meter resolution optical

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New collaboration between the Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency and MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates

Satellite image of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Source: ESA)

MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) has obtained three contracts from the Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA) related to RADARSAT-2 satellite.

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China launches Gaofen-8 Earth Observation satellite

Satellite image of Northern China (Image: ESA)

China carried out on June 26 the unexpected launch of a new Earth Observation satellite called Gaofen-8 from the Taiyuan Satellite launch Center in Shanxi province.

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Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:15

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Deimos-2 satellite´s first anniversary

Iberian Peninsula satellite image (Image: ESA)

Deimos-2, Spain’s first Very High Resolution

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Thu, 25/06/2015 - 14:37

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Report forecasts boom for nano and microsatellite industry

FASTSAT, a minisatellite designed by NASA (Image: NASA)

A new report by the international consulting firm Northern Sky Research (NSR) forecasts a boom for nano and microsatellites by 2024, which would lead to a significant diversification of the satellite industry. The report, entitled “Nano and Microsatellite Markets, 2nd Edition”, states that the market for sub-100 kg space artifacts has nearly doubled between 2013 and 2014, and operators have multiplied by three in just five years.

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