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DigitalGlobe Announces the Successful Launch of WorldView-4 – Doubles DigitalGlobe’s Earth Imaging Capacity

WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced the successful launch of WorldView-4, the company’s newest high-accuracy, high-resolution


PhotoSat Verifies the Accuracy of Survey Data From the New KOMPSAT-3A Satellite to 21cm in Elevation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — PhotoSat is pleased to announce that the survey data processed from the new 40 centimeter resolution satellite, KOMPSAT-3A, has been verified as

Remote Sensing

Benefits and Potential of RADAR Satellites: TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X

The German satellite duo TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X have consistently delivered one-of-a-kind Earth observation data since 2007 and 2010, hence shaping the international research landscape. TanDEM-X is being implemented on behalf of


Iran Signed Deal on Remote Sensing Satellite Signed by Russia

TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – ICT minister Mahmoud Vaezi said the final agreement for the construction and launch of the National Remote Sensing Satellite has been signed by the Russian satellite


Pakistan to Launch First Remote Sensing Satellite by 2018

Islamabad [Pakistan], According to recent news by the ANI, with space technology being used in the planning and monitoring of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, the Pakistan Space and Upper


DLR and CNES Sign an Agreement for the Construction and Operation of the MERLIN Environmental Satellite

On 14 September 2016 in Berlin, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the French space agency (Centre national d’études spatiales; CNES) signed a cooperation


MARSAT – Assisting the Maritime World from Space

New satellite-based services for increased safety and efficiency in shipping A new corporate network will ensure increased safety and lower costs in the field of maritime traffic in future. Five


Airbus Defence and Space Launches “One Tasking”, Defining a New Level of Customer Centric Services for Satellite imagery Acquisition and Delivery

Airbus Defence and Space launched its latest development in satellite imagery acquisition and distribution, One Tasking. Representing a major step change, One Tasking offers customers the most intuitive and cost-effective

Global Positioning System

GPS and Satellite Radar Interferometry Indicate the Birth of a New Magma Body Beneath New Zealand

A recent study by Ian Hamling using Global positioning satellite and satellite radar interferometry measurements has indicated the birth of a magma chamber along the Taupo Volcanic Zone. Magma is a


25 Years Ago – Europe’s First Earth Observation Satellite Was Launched

• First European radar satellite ERS-1 revolutionised satellite Earth observation by revealing never before seen details • ERS satellite programme laid the foundations for modern radar satellite technology and applications