Articles in the Imaging Category

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 …

Oct 2019 | No Comment

FARO® introduces 3D Solutions for AEC Industry
FARO® is previewing an innovative set of 3D solutions specifically developed for AEC professionals.
The FARO Indoor Mobile Scanning solution enables kinematic 3D scans to be completed up to 7X faster than a series of traditional, fixed point scans over comparable areas. Thus, projects that took days can …

Sep 2019 | No Comment

NASA and METI release ASTER Digital Elevation Model Version 3
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) of Japan jointly released Version 3 of the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM), recently. The ASTER GDEM is available at no …

Aug 2019 | No Comment

Airbus brings a SMILE to ESA
Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency to build the European component of the SMILE satellite (Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer). SMILE will be the first joint satellite mission between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), following on from the success …

Jul 2019 | No Comment

ISRO establishes new public sector company
Indian Space Organisation ISRO establishes NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a new public sector undertaking (PSU) to exploit the research and development work of the space agency, coproduce PSLV and launch satellites through SSLVs, reports PTI.
The main task of this PSU will involve the transfer of small technology to …

Jun 2019 | No Comment

Three High Performance Lenses by Phase One Industrial
Phase One Industrial has expanded its RS and RSM lens offering with three new high performance lenses for high-altitude aerial photography and long-range aerial and ground inspection applications. The 300mm AF, 180mm, and 150mm MK II lenses are designed to enhance the performance and flexibility of Phase …

May 2019 | No Comment

Satellite remote sensing used in water protection in Myanmar
Satellite remote sensing has transformed environmental law enforcers into clairvoyants with the help of an app on drinking water sources developed by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment.
The drinking water source enforcement app integrates satellite remote sensing images, water environment problems spotted by satellite, water …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

Successful anti-satellite missile test puts India in elite club
The Prime Minister of India announced that India successfully conducted an Anti- Satellite (ASAT) missile test, named Mission Shakti, becoming the fourth country in the world to demonstrate the capability to shoot down satellites in orbit. So far, only the United States, Russia and China have …