Pléiades and SPOT 7 satellites, operated by Airbus Defence and Space, have captured images of the devastating fires around Fort Mac Murray city in Alberta, Canada, covering more than 1,600 km² and which led to the evacuation of more than 100,000 residents.
About Airbus Defence and Space
Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group, is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise and the second largest space business worldwide. Its activities include space, military aircraft and related systems and services. It employs more than 38,000 people and in 2015 generated revenues of over 13 billion Euros.