Intriguing Image of the Week

A Minisatellite Takes on a Massive Mission

This 300-meter-resolution image from the European Space Agency’s Proba-V minisatellite shows deforestation in the state of Rondônia in western Brazil.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS

Chinese Scientist Calls for Global Change Satellites Chinese Scientist Calls for Global Change Satellites
Prof. Guo Huadong, dean of the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, recently called for a constellation of six Earth observation satellites to monitor global change. Read more »
Deimos-2 Enters Operational Phase Deimos-2 Enters Operational Phase
The Deimos-2 high-resolution satellite, launched by Spain’s Elecnor Deimos, completed in-orbit commissioning and will enter its first operational phase in November 2014. Read more »
U.S. Air Force X-37B Space Plane Returns U.S. Air Force X-37B Space Plane Returns
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B unmanned space plane touched down at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Oct. 17, 2014, after an orbit of 674 days. Read more »
Blimp-based Radar Surveillance Adds Efficiency Blimp-based Radar Surveillance Adds Efficiency
The U.S. Army has been testing tethered airships for airspace surveillance around the nation’s capital. Read more »

INDUSTRY SNAPSHOTS

BUSINESS

Innovative Land Stability Service for the Exploration Industry Wins Copernicus Masters
Bluesky LiDAR Data Reveals First World War Trenches
TriMetals Mining Inc. Discovers New Areas of Outcropping Gold Mineralization with Aerial LiDAR
Copernicus Sentinel-1 Makes Our Seas Safer
Mapping Risk Areas to Reduce the Impact of Natural Disasters
Airbus Defence and Space and Spectrum Geo Produce a Joint Oil Seep and Seismic Correlation Study for the Adriatic Sea
Satellite Earth-Observation Market in Midst of Major Industry Shift
Measuring Landscape Disturbance of Gas Exploration in Eight Pennsylvania Counties
ATLIS Geomatics Increases Mapping Efficiency with Integrated Leica Geosystems Airborne Sensors
Acute3D Partners with Altigator
Digital Data Services Awarded Contract with Bureau of Land Management
Dewberry Selected for USGS National Assessment of Hydrography Data
OGC Helps Develop UN’s Geospatial Standards Guide for UN Member States
Presagis and Ryerson University to Partner on UAV Technologies
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