Articles in the Imaging Category

Jun 2024 | No Comment

How ISRO used satellite remote-sensing to analyse glacial lakes in Himalayas
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently released satellitedata-based analysis on expansion of glacial lakes in the catchments of Indian Himalayan river basins. This is the latest among a clutch of studies on glacial lakes that have …

May 2024 | No Comment

Melting ice, an expanding phenomenon
Arctic hydrography has undergone major transformations over the past two decades, with a marked decrease in sea ice extent and an increase in liquid freshwater content due mainly to melting glaciers and sea ice.
The new study, recently published in the journal Ocean Science, has integrated surface salinity measurements from the SMOS …

Mar 2024 | No Comment

Arabsat and Aldoria collaborate on space safety
Arabsat and Aldoria have announced the signing of a MoU to collaborate on enhancing space safety and security. This MoU sets the stage for expanded collaboration on key strategic initiatives and potential ventures. Under this agreement, Aldoria would provide its advanced space solution to Arabsat and its member countries, …

Mar 2024 | No Comment

Funds for space preservation efforts by UK Space Agency
The UK Space Agency recently allocated a £2m investment for research into the refuelling of a mission designated for the removal of space debris. Currently, numerous inactive space objects orbit Earth. Statistics indicate almost 37,000 objects larger than 10cm, …

Jan 2024 | No Comment

Ireland successfully launches its first satellite into space
EIRSAT-1, a student-built satellite from University College Dublin, has been successfully launched into space, officially becoming Ireland’s first-ever satellite.
The miniature cube satellite, or cubesat, designed, built, and tested at UCD under guidance of the European Space Agency (ESA), took flight at the Vandenberg Space Force Base …

Dec 2023 | No Comment

Neuraspace and Arcsec partner for debris detection
Neuraspace, a provider of space traffic management (STM) has partnered with Arcsec, a provider of star trackers to develop a new way to detect space debris.
Neuraspace will harness Arcsec’s space-based star trackers for detection and characterisation of space debris and resident space objects. Arcsec’s trackers use optical sensors onboard …

Oct 2023 | No Comment

Globalstar contracts SpaceX
On August 28, 2023, Globalstar, Inc. entered into a Launch Services Agreement by and between the Company and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. and certain related ancillary agreements (the “Launch Services Agreements”), providing for the launch of the first set of the satellites the Company is …

Sep 2023 | No Comment

NASA to acquire Synthetic Aperture Radar Data from ICEYE
ICEYE US has won a contract under a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with NASA announced earlier this year. The contract enables NASA to acquire ICEYE’s synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) data for evaluation by scientific and academic communities to determine …

Aug 2023 | No Comment

EgSA & Chinese LASAC Collaboration
The CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency(EgSA), Dr Sherif Sedky, has formally entered into a MoU with the Chinese Land Satellite Remote Sensing Application Centre (LASAC). The primary objective of this agreement is to enhance Egypt’s access to remote sensing data, providing valuable …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

OSK successfully launches third GHOSt satellite
Orbital Sidekick (OSK successfully launched GHOSt 3, the third satellite in its planned GHOSt(™) (Global Hyperspectral Observation Satellite) constellation aboard the Transporter 8 rideshare mission. This launch marks the halfway point for deployment of the company’s planned six-satellite constellation. OSK is on track to deploy two more satellites this year …