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April 11, 2017

NASA’s CYGNSS Constellation Enters Science Operations Phase

NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a constellation of eight microsatellites that will take detailed measurement of wind speeds inside hurricanes, successfully completed the development and on-orbit commissioning phases of its mission and moved into the science operations phase.

April 3, 2017

Satellite Data Reveal Effects of Aerosols

Earth’s atmosphere is dusted with tiny particles known as aerosols, which include windblown ash, sea salt, pollution, and other natural and human-produced materials. Aerosols can absorb or scatter sunlight, affecting how much light reflects back into space or stays trapped in the atmosphere.

March 31, 2017

Airbus-Built Satellite SES-10 Successfully Launched

Cape Canaveral, 31/03/2017 – The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and additional capacity for direct-to-home TV broadcasting, enterprise and mobility services to Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

March 28, 2017

‘Brain’ of Space Launch System RS-25 Engine Passes Critical Test

An RS-25 rocket engine with a new flight-model engine controller and flight configuration software was successfully tested for the first time at NASA’s Stennis Space Center on March 23, 2017.

March 21, 2017

Satellites Deliver Insight into African Lakes

Getech developed a new satellite-based gravity data product that enhances explorationists’ understanding of the East African Rift. Potential fields data have proved particularly successfully within this environment, and numerous oil companies have cited how such information had direct positive impacts on exploration campaigns.

March 7, 2017

MDA to Acquire DigitalGlobe

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) announced on Feb. 24, 2017, that it will acquire commercial remote-sensing company DigitalGlobe for $2.4 billion, the biggest deal to date in the ongoing consolidation in the Earth-imaging market.

February 1, 2017

East View Expands South China Sea Imaging Capabilities

MINNEAPOLIS  – East View Geospatial is enthusiastic to announce the expansion of analytic services in the South China Sea for foundation data and satellite imagery.   The South China Sea serves as an international crossroads of culture, commerce and security interests, with 20 percent of the world’s population residing within 100 kilometers from the region.

January 24, 2017

NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite Sends First Images to Earth

GOES-16, the first spacecraft in NOAA’s next-generation of geostationary satellites, sent back to Earth the first high-resolution images from its Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) instrument.

January 17, 2017

Pecora Award Recognizes Excellence in Earth Observation

Dr. Curtis E. Woodcock, a longtime innovator in space-based Earth observation at Boston University, and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) team, which paved the way for the next generation of satellite precipitation observations, received the 2016 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing.

January 17, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space Ships SES-10 Telecom Satellite to Launch Site

Toulouse - SES-10, the 10th Eurostar satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space for Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES, has left the Airbus cleanrooms in Toulouse, France, and has been shipped to Cape Canaveral for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX. SES-10 is the 45th satellite based on the highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform and the 10th

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