15 januari 2014

Geoserve wins Kompsat distribution rights

Geoserve recently acquired the rights to distribute images from the Korean Kompsat satellites. With this Geoserve customers gain access to 3 satellites that collect very-high resolution satellite images: Kompsat-2 (1 meter resolutions), Kompsat-3 (70 cm resolution), Kompsat 3A (55 cm resolution) and Kompsat-5 (1 meter resolution X-band SAR). Both archive images and new acquisition images […]

2 oktober 2013

INTERGEO in Essen 8-10 October

INTERGEO is the world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With over half a million event website users and more than 16,000 visitors from 80 countries at INTERGEO itself, it is one of the key platforms for industry dialogue. For more information please visit the website website INTERGEO

5 april 2013

Canada’s Radarsat-1 satellite may be lost for good

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced April 9 that Radarsat-1 experienced a “technical anomaly” and that government and commercial users of the satellite have been advised that no new orders for imagery are being accepted. Controllers last heard from the spacecraft March 29, when engineers noticed Radarsat-1 was in safe mode, a semi-dormant state in […]

14 maart 2013

First images of LDCM (Landsat 8)

The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) has send back images of Earth from both of its instruments—the Operational Land Imager (OLI) and the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS). NASA has published an impressive satellite image tasked on 18 March 2013 which shows the Rocky Mountains and the cities Cheyenne, Fort Collins, Loveland, Longmont, Boulder and Denver. […]

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 […]

5 december 2012

Pléiades 1B launch succesfully

On 2 December 2012 the optical very-high-resolution satellite Pléiades 1B is launched successfully from Guyana Space Centre. With Pléiades 1A on the same orbit the satellites form a true constellation offering daily revisits to any point on the globe.

5 september 2012

Spot 6 launch successfully

The Spot 6 satellite is launched with succes on September 9th. This satellite acquires optical satellite images with a resolution of 1.5m. With a swath width of 60km it is possible to cover large areas with few satellite images. In 2013 the images will be available for commercial users.