GNSS Shadow Matching: Improving GNSS positioning in Urban Canyons

In the era of smartphones and smart devices, navigation in urban areas still remains a gray area where position accuracies (of around 5m) can...

Mapping the mountains like never before – The UAVs way

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have a special place in my list of awesome stuff in the world. The long hours in the hot Indian sun,...

Galileo GNSS adoption is growing. When will you have it in your smartphone?

On December 15th, 2016, ESA announced the availability of Galileo's positioning system. It's cool, but what it actually means? What accuracy can we expect?...

Russia declassifies Earth-sensing data from its civilian satellites

The Russian government announced it will provide public access to previously classified Earth-sensing data received from domestic and foreign satellites. A statement posted on governmental legal database...

NASA time-lapse shows just how fast the Arctic sea ice is vanishing

Climate change is for real and it's increasingly looking like a problem that is already going to affect the current generation in a big...

First 3D topography of Great Barrier Reef derived from EO data

I was recently invited to a Germany-based company that is specialized in aquatic remote sensing and just announced the finalisation of a large scale...

The answer is: Wind Remote Sensing

Wind as an alternative and sustainable resource for producing energy has become reality and enjoys an excellent reputation of being a green form of...

Glonass navigation stations will be based on Cuba instead of US

We were reporting you in May that Russia threatens to turn off GPS service stations if the U.S. won't allow them to place Glonass...

Launch of Sentinel-2A tonight

The first satellite in the two-satellite-mission, Sentinel-2A, is going to be launched this night. The launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on...

Earth Observation Industry, International Financial Institutions and Development Agencies

This post is to address, Earth Observation Information Services as an assisting mechanism to operatively connect Earth Observation Industry, International Financial Institutions and Development...

New Horizons – Getting to Pluto’s doorstep!

After a grand voyage of three billion miles that took nine years, NASA's spacecraft New Horizon has been woken up from its sleep! This...

The entire earth photographed from space each day

With the increasing number and enhanced resolution of Earth-observing satellites tracking occurrences on our planet from above is becoming feasible. The launch of World-View-3...

ESA launches the 1st MOOC on Radar Remote Sensing

With the advent of drones and drone mapping, remote sensing has now finally entered mainstream usage. A large community of people are already using...

List of Top 10 Sources of Free Remote Sensing Data

The requirement for high quality remote sensing data is skyrocketing with the surge in the application of remote sensing techniques and with the ‘n’...

Curiosity has some news for us!

Not long ago, we were talking about water on mars! NASA's Curiosity, a car sized robotic rover roaming around the red planet for the...

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