News Archives, Remote Sensing


Jun 2009 | Comments Off on NEWSBRIEFS – REMOTE SENSING


Yaogan 6 launched

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation have recently launched the Yaogan 6 remote sensing satellite. It will mainly be used for land resources survey, environmental surveillance and protection, urban planning, crop yield estimates, disaster prevention and reduction, and space science experiments. Xinhua Agency

IIT-Kanpur to launch nano satellite

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) has received the ISRO nod to launch its first and country’s lightest nano satellite, Jugnu, by December 2009. It will be launched in the polar orbit from Sriharikota.

Blom to provide RS services to ENI

Blom has signed a 2 years agreement to supply high-tech remote sensing services to Italian ENI. It involves execution of remote services through the use of airborne sensors in both Italy and territories in Asia and Africa. ENI will use the remote sensing data to evaluate new investments.

Access to terabytes of satellite images

A network of UniScan™ ground receiving stations of ScanEx Centre daily receives raw data from 15 satellites at middle and high resolution (up to 0.7 m) covering the territory of Russia and some CIS countries. An archive of dozens of terabytes of data has already been collected. ScanEx will provide legal access to basically all the archives of satellite images of its Centre.

SAIC Web-Based Processing System

Science Applications International Corporation announced the launch of a web-based processing system delivering custom Landsat imagery directly to customer desktops. The new system provides fast and reliable data.

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