Key job sectors in the American space workforce saw five-year growth of 18%, but U.S. colleges saw a five-year decline in engineering students, raising concerns about future workforce needs. Strong Q1 merger and acquisition activity and capital inputs signaled...
GHGSat Reports Smallest Methane Emission Ever Detected from Space with Microsatellite Developed by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL)
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada â€“ Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), a developer of 53 distinct microspace missions, is pleased to announce the successful measurement of atmospheric methane by the GHGSat-C1 greenhouse gas monitoring microsatellite that utilizes a NEMO platform...
Attitude Control Technologies for Smaller Satellites Enable Complex Applications in Earth Observation, Space Astronomy and Science Research
In June 2016, GHGSat Inc. of Montreal launched a microsatellite called Claire on an ambitious demonstration mission to prove that greenhouse gas emissions from point sources on the ground could be monitored from space.
As firefighters continue to work toward full containment of the rash of wildfires burning in Northern California, a new image from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite shows the growing fire scar on the landscape.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) completed its acquisition of DigitalGlobe. The newly combined company will offer a broader set of space-based solutions, increased scale and a more-diversified revenue base.
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite provided a night-time and infrared look at Hurricane Irma, revealing the power under the clouds. NASA's GPM also provided a look at the rainfall being generated by the storm.
For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts.
On Aug. 2, 2017, Arianespace launched a Vega rocket carrying two Earth-observation satellites for Italy, France and Israel. It took 97 minutes to deliver the Optsat-3000 and VenÎ¼s satellites into their planned orbits.
On July 14, 2017, the Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) successfully launched two Norwegian microsatellites developed and built by SFL for the Norwegian Space Centre with support from the Norwegian Coastal Authority, Space Norway and the European Space Agency.
In July 2017, sweltering temperatures and strong winds fueled intense wildfires in southern California. The fires forced thousands of people to flee their homes, charred dozens of structures, closed roads and darkened skies throughout the region with thick smoke.