February 1, 2017
As part of a partnership between France and Abu Dhabi, a new Louvre museum has been under construction in the city since 2009. As the name suggests, the museum will host international art, but the curators plan to use this opportunity to bring together Eastern and Western art.
May 12, 2016
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. You can view or download the Pléiades image here , and SPOT 7
June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015—Using Pléiades data, Airbus Defence and Space and CIPAC produced a map of the sports facilities in Port Moresby, in advance of the XV Pacific Games. Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea, is hosting the XV Pacific Games from 4th to 18th July, 2015. The city has invested heavily in refurbishing,
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 29, 2015
Following Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday, Airbus Defence and Space has acquired Pléiades satellites imagery to support the International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service. The data acquired will assist in assessing the damage and help rescue organisations in the delivery of humanitarian aid. The before and after Pléiades images over Kathmandu (full image
March 19, 2015
Following Cyclone Pam, Airbus Defence and Space has acquired Pléiades and SPOT 6 & 7 imagery over the Island nation of Vanuatu to support the International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service. The data acquired will assist in assessing the damage and help rescue organisations in the delivery of humanitarian aid. The before and after