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...

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...

Satellite Swarms – The New Paradigm to Earth Imaging

The concept of having small satellites launched into orbit as a constellation of earth imaging satellites is swiftly changing the game. Some smart startup coys...

Want to know where to dig in Mars?

Here you go! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quZMhSohIEU USGS has released their latest, most beautiful geologic maps of Mars, thanks to 16 years of continous data collection! Though Mars doesnt...

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...

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...

Mangalyaan says Jai Ho!

September 24, 2014 - A day that will be recorded in Indian history as one of the greatest breakthrough in space research. Today the...

Are we ready to send humans into deep space?

A question that has been asked for centuries will soon be answered! NASA's Orion is getting ready for a test flight ! For those of you...

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...

PocketQube: 5cm Cube Satellite that is even smaller than a CubeSat

On October 4th, 1957, former USSR launched Sputnik-1, a 58cm artificial satellite that made Space history by being the first man-made object to orbit...

Map showing asteroid hits of past 20 years

Asteroids entering the Earth’s atmosphere are very frequent occurrences summiting around mid August when the Earth is crossing the meteor shower associated with the...

New Horizon’s first stages of Pluto encounter

Not a long time ago, we wrote about the New Horizons mission to Pluto! You will get it right if you want to guess...

Flying Saucers !!

It so happens that you are chilling on the beaches of Hawaii, and all of a sudden you happened to spot a UFO. No matter...

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...

Philae about to land on comet

Several times we reported on the Rosetta mission run by ESA. In August 2014 the spacecraft drew to within 100 km of the Comet...

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