Due to a rapidly degrading electronic component the 27-year-old Landsat 5 satellite has stopped with acquiring images of the Earth. The Landsat 5 mission is nearing its end… read more.
The Pléiades 1 satellite will be launched on December 16, 2011 on a Soyouz rocket leaving from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana. This will be the first of two identical satellites that will image the Earth for more than 10 years, delivering 50-cm imagery products. Pléiades 1 will be joined in space by its twin, […]