Articles in the Imaging Category

May 2022 | No Comment

Pixxel launches first commercial satellite
Pixxel, the Indian Space-tech startup has launched its first commercial satellite, TD- 2. It is a full-fledged commercial satellite that hosts one of the highest resolution hyperspectral commercial cameras to be ever flown. It has been launched with SpaceX’s Falcon-9 rocket, in order to build a 24×7 health monitor for …

May 2022 | No Comment

Readers may recall that we have published the first part of this paper in April 2022 issue of Coordinates where material and methods were discussed. Here we present the concluding part

MD Abdul Mueed Choudhury

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University, 60131 Ancona, Italy

Ernesto Marcheggiani

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Marche Polytechnic …

May 2022 | No Comment

€2.5 million raised by Neuraspace to prevent satellite collisions
Neuraspace, the developer of an advanced AI-powered Space debris monitoring & satellite collision avoidance platform, has announced that it has raised €2.5 million from Armilar Venture Partners. The company will use these funds to accelerate the commercialisation of its platform.
Neuraspace’s proprietary AI technology enables more accurate satellite …

May 2022 | No Comment

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an active remote sensing technique that uses laser light, can be used to produce high-resolution scans of a tree’s morphology, often known as plant phenotyping. Laser scanning is a technique for acquiring data that uses the LiDAR principle.

Mar 2022 | No Comment

Brazilian Space Agency and AWS sign statement of strategic intent
The Brazilian Space Agency and Amazon Web Services (AWS) signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation. The initiative, on which the Brazilian Embassy in Washington also collaborated, is the first of its kind for AWS in Latin America, and will support innovation and the …

Mar 2022 | No Comment

Planet launches 44 SuperDove satellites
Planet Labs PBC has announced the successful launch of its 4x Flock, consisting of 44 SuperDove satellites, into orbit on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. These 44 satellites will join Planet’s existing fleet of roughly 200 satellites in orbit. It has now launched 127 satellites across eight launches with SpaceX, …

Feb 2022 | No Comment

CHORUS Earth Observation mission
MDA Ltd has announced its next generation commercial Earth observation (EO) mission will be named CHORUS. It will initially include C-band and X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites. A collaborative multi-sensor constellation, CHORUS will bring together multiple diverse and unique perspectives in harmony, opening the aperture and the art of the possible …

Jan 2022 | No Comment

Planet to acquire VanderSat
Planet is set to acquire VanderSat, a leading provider of advanced earth data and analytics. Vandersat’s products help customers better measure and understand water management and crop health in major markets. Planet intends to leverage VanderSat’s technologies and products in further pursuit of bringing to market next-generation solutions that combine the best …

Dec 2021 | No Comment

Hancom Group to launch Sejong-1 satellite in 2022
In the first half of 2022, Hancom InSpace, an affiliate of Hancom Group, working in cooperation with Spire Global, will launch Korea’s first private satellite for Earth observation. With this event, Hancom Group will be the first non-governmental entity in South Korea to put into space a satellite …

Oct 2021 | No Comment

First UAE Spectral library website for public use
The Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Centre at the College of Natural and Health Sciences at Zayed University has earned a commendable badge by presenting the first UAE Spectral Library website for public use.
The library will allow users to interact and access spectral information derived using hyperspectral camera and Field …