Articles in the Imaging Category

May 2018 | No Comment

Airbus adds extra precision to Sentinel-3 satellite altimetry
A new highly precise MicroWave Radiometer (MWR) built by Airbus is ready to start operations after the launch of the Sentinel-3B satellite built by Thales Alenia Space as prime contractor for this program. It is one of the essential instruments of the Sentinel3 spacecraft, measuring atmospheric humidity …

Apr 2018 | No Comment

India and France agree to enhance cooperation in space technology
India and France issued a Joint Vision for Space Cooperation, during the recent visit of French President, Mr Emmanuel Macron, to India.
The vision lists specific areas for future cooperation between the Indian and French space agencies, ISRO (Indian Space Research Organistion) and CNES (Centre …

Mar 2018 | No Comment

Key role of Bathymetry in aquaculture siting project
British Engineering and Scientific Consultancy Firm, BMT, is using Satellite Derived Bathymetry from TCarta as a critical dataset in the selection of new fish farming sites in the Arabian Gulf. BMT is performing the site selection work on behalf of Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD).

Feb 2018 | No Comment

Iridium announces date for fifth Iridium® NEXT Launch
Iridium Communications Inc. announced that the fifth Iridium NEXT launch has been targeted by SpaceX for March 18, 2018. The first of four launches planned for 2018, Iridium-5 will deliver 10 more Iridium NEXT satellites to orbit, bringing the total number of new satellites deployed to 50.

Jan 2018 | No Comment

After four months at the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) test facilities in Daejeon, South Korea…

Dec 2017 | No Comment

3D Laser Mapping campaigns for open-source lidar data
3D Laser Mapping will be offering open access to point cloud data which can be viewed and manipulated using GIS software. This information can be extracted for use by businesses, academic research and for in-house training opportunities.
The company will be releasing data collected using its flexible …

Nov 2017 | No Comment

Remote sensing for cosmic dust and other celestial bodies
In a paper published in EPJ Plus, Stefano Bagnulo from Armagh Observatory and Planetarium in Northern Ireland, UK, and colleagues review the state-of-theart in polarimetry for studying the small bodies in our solar system. Combined with other observational techniques, such as thermal radiometry and visible photometry, …

Oct 2017 | No Comment

Applanix announces POSPac Cloud for mobile mapping
Applanix, a Trimble Company, has introduced its POSPac Cloud software for directly georeferencing data collected from cameras, LiDAR, multi-beam sonar and other sensors on mobile platforms. An online version of Applanix’ industry leading GNSS-Aided Inertial POSPac MMS™ post-processing desktop software, POSPac Cloud is optimized for air, land and …

Sep 2017 | No Comment

SpaceX notches 15th landing after launching overdue Formosat-5
A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a long-delayed remote sensing satellite for the government of Taiwan Aug. 24, executing another first stage landing in the process. Formosat-5 was built by Taiwan’s space agency, the National Space Organization, known by the acronym NSPO. The 450-kilogram spacecraft was the …

Aug 2017 | No Comment

Former ISRO chairman UR Rao dies
Eminent space scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Udupi Ramachandra Rao passed away. He was 85.
He was suffering from age related ailments and breathed his last at his residence in the city. Rao is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter, ISRO officials …