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December, 2018

  • 17 December

    Spire Selects Galileo GNSS For Space-Based Weather Data

    Spire Global, Inc, the world’s largest space to cloud analytics company, has announced Spire’s most recently launched satellites are the first satellites in the world to use Galileo GNSS signals to measure radio occultation (GNSS-RO) profiles in a production capacity for the weather community. This industry first was announced at …

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  • 17 December

    South Korea And United States Agree To Share Satellite Data On Pollution

    South Korea and the United States have agreed to share data from their respective geostationary environmental pollution-monitoring satellites as part of a growing global effort to monitor the Earth’s climate and pollution emissions. The countries will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) this week on joint use of data from …

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  • 17 December

    Finland’s ICEYE Receives First SAR Imagery From Newly Launched ICEYE-X2

    ICEYE, the Finnish Earth observation company attempting to create the world’s largest synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite constellation, has published its first radar image from the ICEYE-X2 satellite, launched on Spaceflight’s historic SSO-A mission two weeks ago. The image is of Natural Parks Aralar and Aizkorri-Aratz, Spain, on 7 December …

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  • 17 December

    Virgin Galactic Achieves Spaceflight Success, With Help From UAE Investment

    Virgin Galactic, the private spaceflight company founded by Virgin Group chairman Sir Richard Branson achieved success on 13 December 2018 after its SpaceShipTwo Unity (VSS Unity) reached suborbital space for the first time over the Mojave Desert in California, United States. VSS Unity reached an altitude of 82.7 kilometres near …

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  • 16 December

    #SpaceWatchGL Interview: Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi Of The UAE Space Agency

    Clear Objectives for a New Space Pioneer The UAE Space Agency has set out its stall right from the very beginning. It is highly ambitious, and since its establishment just four years ago, it has come an incredibly long way. It has overseen the initiation the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) …

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