China Launches High-Resolution Earth Observation Satellite

China launched a geosynchronous high-resolution Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-4, from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the southwestern province of Sichuan at 00:04 a.m. (local time) aboard a Long March-3B carrier rocket. The satellite will provide images...

Exelis Now Offers Right-sized, High-resolution Satellite Systems

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 15, 2015 - Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has evolved its industry-leading capabilities in large space-based imaging systems to a full portfolio of smaller form factor solutions. “There was a time when affordable, small form factor commercial...

2015 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest Deadline is Approaching

April 8, 2015—The 2015 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest promotes progress on fusion and analysis methodologies for remote sensing data at extremely high spatial resolutions. The contest deadline is April 30, 2015. LiDAR point cloud, DSM, and visible data at...

The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HD

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2014—The Greenland Ice Sheet is ready for its close-up. The highest-resolution satellite images ever taken of that region are making their debut. And while each individual pixel represents only one moment in time, taken together they show...

Bluesky Announces New Aerial Photography for Ireland

LEICESTERSHIRE, UK, Oct. 15, 2014—Aerial mapping company Bluesky has announced plans to photograph the whole of The Republic of Ireland from the air to create the most up to date high resolution photomap of the country.  It will add 70,000 square kilometres of...

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