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Iran Set To Join Eurasian Economic Union, Participate in Bloc’s Space Activities

Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are close to cementing a free trade deal that would see Tehran join the trade bloc built around former Soviet republics by the end of 2017. Once this happens, Iran will also be poised to participate in the EAEU’s nascent space activities. The …

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Copernicus Sentinel-3B Put Through Battery of Tests In Preparation For Launch

While the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite is in orbit delivering a wealth of information about our home planet, engineers are putting its twin, Sentinel-3B, through a series of vigorous tests before it is shipped to the launch site next year. The Sentinel-3 mission is designed as a two-satellite constellation to give …

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Global-IP Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Bring High-Performance Broadband to Sub-Saharan Africa

Hughes Network Systems, LLC, the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, has announced that its JUPITER™ System has been selected by Global-IP Cayman as the technology platform to enable its mission of bringing high-performance connectivity to mobile devices used throughout the Sub-Saharan Africa region. The JUPITER System will …

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#GEOINT2017: Harris Corporation Worldwide Maritime Tracking Technology Now Operational; Tracking 250,000 Ships

Harris Corporation’s first four maritime vessel tracking receivers are now operational – establishing the beginning of the only global, persistent, real-time Automatic Identification System (AIS) ship tracking capability. Launched January 14, 2017, onboard four Iridium NEXT satellites, the maritime tracking hosted payloads are now tracking 250,000 ships and providing data …

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#GEOINT2017: DigitalGlobe Announces Multi-Source Area Monitoring and Analytic Capabilities for SecureWatch™

DigitalGlobe, Inc., the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, has announced it will launch a premium monitoring service, SecureWatch Sites, which provides current satellite images of high-interest, global locations on a regular basis from multiple commercial providers. SecureWatch Sites imagery is made available through the …

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Regional Beidou Centre of Excellence To Be Opened in Tunisia in November 2017

China and Middle Eastern states are working together to promote the use of China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System in the region, according to a statement following an industry forum on May 24, 2017. All parties concerned have pledged to strengthen their communication and collaboration in satellite navigation and to bring …

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#GEOINT2017: Harris Geospatial Joins Planet’s Application Developer Programme

Harris Geospatial is incredibly excited to officially launch its new membership to Planet’s Application Developer Programme! As part of this program, ENvironment for Visualizing Images (ENVI) algorithms and Planet data work in tandem to bring best-in-class analytics together with multi-temporal high quality imagery, delivering robust end-to-end solutions that solve the …

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#GEOINT2017: MDA RADARSAT-2 Data To Be Available On DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Platform, GBDX

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed an agreement to enable access to RADARSAT-2 archive data on GBDX, the powerful Geospatial Big Data platform of DigitalGlobe, Inc. GBDX is a leading platform for processing and analyzing geospatial data; it allows …

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Jordanian Students Build Cubesat for 2018 Launch, Thanks To Crown Prince’s Masar Initiative

A group of fifteen Jordanian students from several universities have built a Cubesat to be launched in early 2018, under the sponsorship of the Masar Initiative, part of Jordanian Crown Prince Hussein’s Crown Prince Foundation (CPF). The students were supervised by Jordanian engineering and science academics at the Royal Jordanian …

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Airbus Defence and Space launches “Global Earth Observation Challenge”

Airbus Defence and Space has launched the “Global Earth Observation Challenge”, encouraging start-ups worldwide to innovate and develop new applications primarily based on Airbus satellite data. These creative ideas are designed to bring new developments of Earth observation services, as well as ground-breaking solutions. The goal of this 4-month challenge …

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