Articles in the Imaging Category

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 …

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 …