INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- NASA Science Team Surveys California Fires with High-Altitude ER-2
A team of NASA scientists is using a high-altitude aircraft and a sophisticated imaging spectrometer to study environmental impacts caused by the devastating Southern California wildfires.
- Sentinel-5P Sees Nitrogen Dioxide over Europe
Launched on Oct. 13, 2017, the European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-5P satellite has delivered its first images of air pollution.
- New Polar Satellite Will Improve Weather Forecasts
JPSS-1 will join the NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite in the same polar orbit, also providing scientists with observations of atmospheric temperature and moisture, clouds, sea-surface temperature, ocean color, sea-ice cover, volcanic ash, and fire detection. On Nov. 18, 2017, the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, the first in a new series of four highly advanced NOAA polar-orbiting satellites, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
- Satellite Imagery Aids Rescue Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
Remotely sensed imagery was provided—at no cost and almost daily—through the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System (HDDS) for analysis on the extent, severity and evolution of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
- Attitude Control Technologies for Smaller Satellites Enable Complex Applications in Earth Observation, Space Astronomy and Science Research
- Geomni Capturing Aerial Imagery of California Wildfires
- Prominent Industry Leaders Join Deveron UAS Advisory Board
- SSL to Provide Access to Space for Small Satellite Constellation