Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
Introducing TomTom IndiGO: The world’s first open digital cockpit software platform for carmakers
AMSTERDAM - TomTom (TOM2), the geolocation technology specialist, today...
BlackSky Continues Aggressive Business Expansion Adding Two Satellites with Upcoming SpaceX Launch
HERNDON, Va.- BlackSky (NYSE: BKSY) will soon add two additional satellites...
Skytec Selects Esri Technology to Power New Precision Conservation Management Application
Startup's Ranger App Uses Cloud-Hosted Drone and Satellite Imagery...
Swift Navigation’s Precise Positioning Solution with STMicroelectronics Teseo V Delivers Centimeter-Level Accurate Location Precision
SAN FRANCISCO - Swift Navigation, a San Francisco-based tech...
Belize, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic Select terraPulse to Map Forest
NORTH POTOMAC, Md. - TerraPulse, the premier provider of...

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and Airbus signed a contract for SSC ground segment support services to the new Pléiades Neo constellation of very high resolution Earth Observation satellites. The first two Pléiades Neo satellites will be launched in mid-2020, followed by a second pair in 2022. They will join the existing Airbus constellation of optical and radar satellites.  

SSC will provide comprehensive ground segment support for the Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP) as well as routine on-orbit support for Telemetry, Tracking and Control (TT&C) and data reception. The core SSC ground network for Pléiades Neo will consist of the unique dual polar ground station solution of Kiruna, Sweden, and Inuvik, Canada—often referred to as “Kinuvik” as it is operated as a virtual single polar station. The partnership also includes an option to provide potentially higher data volumes at a later stage, using the southern hemisphere station of Punta Arenas, Chile.  

 

Comments are closed.