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...

Things we learnt about Pluto in the last one week!

INCREDIBLE! One word to describe what New Horizon has sent us so far! Let us look at a quick timeline of events. Ten years and three...

We love you too, Pluto!

Knock, Knock! Who is there? New Horizon New whohoho!? With two days left, things are getting very real. If you are not sure what I am so excited...

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...

Nepal earthquake deformations

Radar images can be used to examine deformations of the land surface. Therefore an area of interest has to be recorded before and after...

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