15 maart 2012

Emergency acquisition with Deimos-1 successfully tested

For several mutual projects, Deimos Imaging and Geoserve successfully tested an emergency acquisition of the Azores with the Deimos-1 satellite. This Spanish satellite acquires multispectral images with 22 meters resolution. As Deimos-1 is entirely controlled (from tasking to image production) by Deimos Imaging it is an excellent solution for emergency acquisitions. Those acquisitions are done […]

27 december 2011

First Pléiades 1A imagery

Only 3 days after launch Pléiades 1A acquired it’s first satellite images. Parts of those images have made available to the public. The Pléiades imagery have a 50 cm pixel size and reveal detailed information of several cities, including Paris and Casablanca. A ZIP file with all available images can be downloaded via FTP: Sample […]

18 december 2011

Pléiades 1a successfully orbited

The Soyuz launcher has successfully orbited Pléiades 1a, the first agile, operationally responsive and very-high-resolution optical satellite, and the first of a constellation offering daily revisits to any point on the globe. Please read more here.

28 november 2011

Landsat 5 has stopped with acquiring images

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.

14 november 2011

Pléiades to launch on December 16, 2011

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, […]

25 september 2011

Product line of RapidEye satellite images

RapidEye is a provider of quality high-resolution satellite imagery and derived geo-information products. With a constellation of five Earth Observation satellites, RapidEye images over 4 million square kilometers of Earth every day, and amassed over 2 billion square kilometers of imagery in just over two years of commercial operation. With an unprecedented combination of wide […]

28 april 2010

Oil pollution

Satellite images are used for tracking oil pollution around the sinking oil plaform offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. On this radar satellite image is seen that the oil slick is just a few tens of kilometers away from the coast. The oil slick has a length of around 100 kilometers. The oils spill is […]