Articles in the Imaging Category

Dec 2022 | No Comment

Creating new synergy for satellite data
Synspective and Topcon Positioning Asia (TPA), have recently announced a partnership to deliver satellite data solution services. Synspective, a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite data and solutions startup, and Topcon, a company for surveying and construction, will collaborate to yield new opportunities and innovate in the satellite data space in …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

NASA extends contract with Planet
Planet Labs PBC has announced NASA has exercised an option to extend its contract with Planet under the Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program through September 2023. Planet has been providing data to NASA scientists and federally funded researchers under this program since …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

China launches new remote sensing satellite
China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on September 3.
The satellite, Yaogan-33 02, was launched by a Long March-4C carrier rocket at 7:44 a.m. (Beijing Time) and has entered the planned orbit successfully. https://english.news.cn
Planet Partners with Taylor Geospatial …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

Government of Ukraine to have access to ICEYE SAR satellite constellation
ICEYE has signed a contract with the Serhiy Prytula Charity Foundation, which will provide the Government of Ukraine with its Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite imaging capabilities. In addition, it will provide access to its constellation of …

Sep 2022 | No Comment

Enhancing Living Atlas of the world
Maxar Technologies has announced that Esri, will enhance the World Imagery layer with higher resolution Maxar Vivid basemaps in the Living Atlas.
Esri will use Maxar’s Vivid basemaps to upgrade nearly half of the global landmass in Living Atlas from 1.2 m resolution to …

Sep 2022 | No Comment

In this paper, we present, to our knowledge, the first validation of Lidar-derived AGB estimates of tropical trees using reference values obtained entirely from direct measurement

Andrew Burt

Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

Matheus Boni Vicari

Department of Geography, University College London, London, UK

Antonio C. L. da Costa

Instituto de Geosciências, Universidade Federal do Pará, Belém, Brazil

Ingrid …

Sep 2022 | No Comment

The remote sensors play a significant role in field archaeology as they offer non-invasive means for collecting data related to the physical and chemical properties of objects from space based, aerial and terrestrial platforms.

Hina Pande

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (ISRO) Dehradun, India

Poonam Seth Tiwari

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (ISRO) Dehradun, India

Shefali …

Jul 2022 | No Comment

New batch of RS satellites by China
China successfully launched three new remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on June 23, 2022.
The satellites were launched as the second batch of the Yaogan-35 family at 10:22 a.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-2D carrier rocket and entered the planned …

Jul 2022 | No Comment

Enhanced operations in Australia by Satellogic
Satellogic Inc has announced that it is enhancing its operations in the Australian market to strengthen its regional customer relationships and provide local support for a growing APAC space economy. It currently operates 22 high-resolution satellites and expects to grow its constellation to 34 satellites by Q1 2023. By 2025, …

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 …