Articles in the Imaging Category

Sep 2020 | No Comment

China launches high-resolution remote-sensing satellite
China has successfully sent a highresolution multi-mode imaging satellite into the planned orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province recently. The satellite is a civil-use optical remote-sensing satellite with a resolution up to the sub-meter level. It will operate in Sun-synchronous orbit.
It can provide high-precision remotesensing …

Jul 2020 | No Comment

Virtual edition of ESA Space App Camp 2020
For the first time, the ESA Space App Camp is offering a virtual workspace to 20 dedicated developers: a comprehensive preparation phase and an 11-day online Space App Camp, supported by Earth Observation, Artificial Intelligence and business experts. The winners will be rewarded with cash prizes, a …

Jul 2020 | No Comment

Earth Intelligence publishes heat hazard data
Earth observation company 4 Earth Intelligence has used satellites to create the UK’s first street level map of ‘at risk’ areas to help plan for and manage the effects of extreme weather conditions. With support from the Ordnance Survey through their Covid-19 Response licensing, the Heat Hazard Postcode data is …

Jun 2020 | No Comment

Next generation of photogrammetry and analytics software
Pix4D has released next-generation software addressing the modern-day professional challenges. Developed in close collaboration with customers and partners, Pix4Dsurvey, Pix4Dmatic, Pix4Dinspect, and Pix4Dscan will contribute to revolutionizing the way professional customers operate and deliver their services.
Anna University helps Tamil Nadu govt to map Covid-19 cases
The Institute of …

May 2020 | No Comment

4 Earth Intelligence launches satellite land use mapping service
Earth observation company 4 Earth Intelligence (4EI) has launched a new land cover mapping service based on advanced machine learning. Created from satellite imagery the 4EI service can automatically provide large area base maps together with regular updates of land cover change. Offering a better understanding …

Mar 2020 | No Comment

Ecometrica to provide platform for NASA’s latest Earth images
Sustainability and space data company Ecometrica is to help disseminate data from NASA’s latest ‘Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation’ (GEDI) LiDAR instrument, thanks to a new contract with the University of Maryland (UMD). The firm’s Ecometrica Platform will make processed maps more widely available to end users …

Feb 2020 | No Comment

Agreement on data utilization of EOS with FAO
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has agreed to collaborate with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on data utilization of Earth Observation Satellites(EOS), and Imai Ryoichi, JAXA Vice President and Daniel Gustafson, FAO’s Deputy Director- General for Programmes have signed the Memorandum of Understanding at …

Jan 2020 | No Comment

Airbus-built CHEOPS satellite successfully launched on Soyuz
The Airbus-built CHEOPS satellite has been successfully launched on a Soyuz rocket from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
CHEOPS is the first exoplanetary mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). It is also the first satellite built by Airbus in Spain for ESA. CHEOPS will characterise …

Dec 2019 | No Comment

PSLV-C47 successfully launches Cartosat-3
On 27th November 2019, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty ninth flight (PSLV-C47), successfully launched Cartosat-3 along with 13 Nanosatellites of USA from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
PSLV-C47 lifted-off at 0928 Hrs (IST) from the Second Launch Pad. After 17 minutes and 38 seconds, Cartosat-3 was …

Nov 2019 | No Comment

Bluesky LiDAR Reveals Archaeological Legacy of London Landscape
A detailed laser mapped aerial survey from Bluesky is helping the City of London Corporation understand and plan for the future of London’s most extensive, natural grassland. The historic environment assessment of Farthing Downs was completed by the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) and will form the first …