PAZ – the new “peace” satellite

Paz is the Spanish word for “peace” and regardless of its meaning the PAZ mission indeed constitutes a flagship mission of the Spanish Space...

Sentinel-3B launch and first images

The second Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite, Sentinel-3B, was launched on 25 April 2018 to join its twin satellite Sentinel-3A in orbit. Flying in the same...
Image on NASA's stunning time-lapsevideo

This stunning time-lapse from NASA shows 1 year of the life on Earth

In February 2015 NOAA and NASA joined forces and launched a DSCOVR satellite. The orbit of the satellite has been placed at Lagrange point 1, approximately...

Interview with the CEO of ShootCapsule – a startup that wants to send your...

Recently I had the pleasure of having an interview with Patrick Gajda - the CEO and founder of ShootCapsule, an amazing company which started...

GOES-R new geostationary weather satellite launched

GOES-R the first of four high advanced weather satellites was launched on November 19, 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. GOES –R, -S, -T and...

Starting a space business: initiatives that can help you

Space is widely associated with science. Indeed, space and the technology around it imply a lot of research and testing. Public or international organizations...

Explore the Earth from Space: Geoawesome Map of “space” photos

Pictures of the earth taken from space are always breath-taking! It's always amazing to see how vibrant and colourful our little blue planet is! Explore the world...

The first topographic map of Mercury

Mercury, the closest planet to our sun, now has an accurate topographic map. But how do you make a map of the whole planet...

A phenomenal Gravity Map of Mars – a bedrock for further exploration and findings

The Martian gravity map is the buzz of the space world. NASA has released the most accurate gravity map of the red planet paving...

The history of space exploration on a single space map

Humans have always dreamed about spaceflights, but only in the second half of the 20th century, we developed rockets that were powerful enough to...

Visions of the Future: NASA’s new space posters are simply awesome!!!

For thousands of years, mankind has called Earth our home but ever since we gazed upon the stars, we've had a yearning for those...

Twenty years of India Lights: Mapping India’s electrification

The world's largest democracy still has the uphill task of providing basic electrification to over 300 million people. A challenge considered so important that WIRED...

Space Race; the startups’ Insight

BACKGROUND Several startups are taking part in the space race with their notable visions to demilitarize the satellite imagery access. In 2009, Skybox Imaging thought...

Water resource managment and Remote Sensing, a prospective issue that requires considerable attention

Background: Water Remote sensing is a means of monitoring the water color and temperature, which provides information on the presence and loads of optically...

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...

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