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2014-08-07 12:33:21

MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Effigis Geo-Solutions Inc., a leader in Earth observation solutions, is proud to announce that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) granted it a half million dollars ($574,875) to set up innovative applications to build on Earth observation data. The contract granted to Effigis primarily concerns the development of methods for using RADARSAT-2 multi-polarization images and the monitoring of natural environments in Canada, based on their...

2014-08-05 12:37:06

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe, Exelis and Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services team have successfully moved one step closer to launching the next-generation WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing satellite. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133679 DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite was encapsulated within the rocket fairing by engineers on July 25, and the satellite is scheduled to launch on August 13 (11:30 a.m. PST)...

Satellite Imagery A Promising Tool To Monitor Arctic Polar Bears
2014-07-10 03:14:50

PLOS Polar bear population estimates based on satellite images are similar to aerial estimates, according to a study published July 9, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Seth Stapleton from United States Geological Survey and colleagues. The potentially severe impacts of climate change in the Arctic may threaten regional wildlife. Scientists trying to develop efficient and effective wildlife monitoring techniques to track Arctic populations face great challenges, including the...

2014-07-01 08:35:56

DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pxjp8k/commercial) has announced the addition of the "Commercial Satellite Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the commercial satellite imaging market on a global basis, with further breakdown into various sub-segments. It provides...

2014-06-27 12:21:38

Ball-built spacecraft significantly expands DigitalGlobe's constellation capabilities BOULDER, Colo., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has delivered the next-generation commercial remote sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe, to the launch facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The WorldView-3 satellite is slated to fly aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket in mid-August for DigitalGlobe, a leading provider of commercial...

Satellite Images May Soon Show Objects Smaller Than 50cm In Size
2014-06-16 11:01:11

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The maps on Google and Bing might soon show just a bit more detail. Last week the United States government lifted restrictions that had limited the use of images where features smaller than 50cm were not visible – but now imaging firm DigitalGlobe said it could sell images that show features as small as 31cm. The US government approved the company's longstanding request to sell the higher-resolution images, and that move could...

Merger Deal Worth $500M Struck Between Google And Skybox
2014-06-11 10:42:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Google confirmed that it would acquire Skybox Imaging, a satellite imaging and analytics startup, for $500 million. Previous reports had put the deal closer to the $1 billion mark for the five-year-old Skybox, which reportedly has the world's smallest high-resolution imaging satellite. Skybox utilizes its satellites to collect a range of images and videos from around the world, and this acquisition could provide Google with...

2014-06-03 23:07:06

Transparency Market Research published a new report, "Commercial Satellite Imaging Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2013 - 2019", to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/commercial-satellite-imaging-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 According to a new market report, "Commercial Satellite Imaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and...

corona atlas of the middle east
2014-04-26 05:43:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Reconnaissance photos captured by Cold War-era spy satellites have tripled the number of known archaeological sites located throughout the Middle East, the creators of a new atlas revealed Thursday at the Society for American Archaeology's annual conference. According to Dan Vergano of National Geographic News, the archaeologists behind the new Corona Atlas of the Middle East report that a survey of satellite images revealed...

2014-04-08 08:20:22

Mid-August Launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base Anticipated for Newest Addition to DigitalGlobe Constellation BOULDER, Colo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed a series of environmental tests on WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00179 The satellite and its...


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