September 27, 2015
Earth imaging sensors will transfer data much more rapidly once Airbus Defense and Space’s European Data Relay System (EDRS) SpaceDataHighway comes online. The laser-based communications system will provide high-speed data transfer for low Earth orbit satellites as well as unmanned aircraft systems (UASs). Earth Imaging Journal’s Editorial Director Matt Ball spoke with Jörg Herrmann, head
May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — Airbus Defence and Space confirms that an A400M aircraft has been involved in an accident near Sevilla (Spain) Airport on May 09, 2015 around 13:00 local time. The aircraft with the serial number MSN023, was making the first production flight and had departed from Sevilla Airport at 12:45 pm local time.
April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015—Airbus Defense and Space and Simplot are launching a project to deliver Pléiades very high-resolution satellite imagery to Simplot customers. In the United States, Simplot will monitor fields distributed over several states during the growing season. This imagery will be acquired at key crop growth stages, and will be assessed for in-season adjustments.
April 5, 2015
In 2014, Airbus Group restructured its Airbus Defence and Space division to focus on satellites, launchers, military aircraft and missile systems, considering those as areas of future growth. Earth Imaging Journal Editorial Director Matt Ball recently spoke with Bernhard Brenner, head of the Airbus Defence and Space Geo-Intelligence program line about these changes.