Monthly Archives: januari 2013

14 januari 2013

End of commercial operations of SPOT 4 satellite

On Friday, January 11, commercial operations of SPOT 4 satellite were terminated. The joint decision on stopping commercial operations of the satellite was made by the SPOT 4 owner – CNES (French Space Agency) and the satellite Operator – Astrium GEO-Information Services. The satellite has been operating for almost 15 years (177 months) from its […]

12 januari 2013

RapidEye commits to data continuity

RapidEye, a leader in high-resolution, wide area repetitive coverage of earth through its constellation of five satellites announced a positive update on the health and lifespan of its satellites. In addition, Michael Oxfort has been appointed to lead the development of the company’s data continuity strategy. “The RapidEye System has proven to be extremely robust,” […]

5 januari 2013

In-orbit assessment of Pléiades 1B

High performance levels confirmed The interim in-orbit assessment of Pléiades 1B, focusing principally on orbit acquisition and satellite performance, was successfully concluded on Thursday 10 January. Pléiades 1B had reached its nominal orbit two days earlier and is now phased at180 degrees with respect to Pléiades 1A. The final in-orbit acceptance review is expected in […]