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China And France Hold Twelfth Space Cooperation Meeting In Shanghai

The President of the Centre Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES), Jean-Yves Le Gall, and Zhang Kejian, Administrator of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), chaired the 12th meeting of the French-Chinese space committee in Shanghai on 5 June 2019, devoted to reviewing and developing space cooperation between the two nations. …

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Japan And France Strengthen Space Cooperation In Preparation For Macron Visit

President of the Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES), Jean-Yves Le Gall, was in Tokyo on 6 June 2019 to lay the groundwork for the space agenda of the State Visit of President Emmanuel Macron to Japan on 26 and 27 June. On this occasion and in the presence of Laurent …

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Canada’s exactEarth And UK’s MarineTraffic Enter Into Channel Partner Agreement

exactEarth Ltd., a leading provider of Satellite-AIS data services, and MarineTraffic, a leading global provider of ship tracking and maritime intelligence, announce that they have entered into a three-year channel partner agreement. Under terms of the Agreement, MarineTraffic will deploy exactEarth’s exactView RT data into its online maritime services products …

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SES President and CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020

Steve Collar, SES President & CEO

SES and World Space Week Association have confirmed that SES President and CEO Steve Collar will be Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2020. “I’m excited to chair World Space Week, the biggest space event on Earth, as it focuses global attention on the broad benefits of satellite technology to …

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Viasat Forms Regional Partnerships to Build a Real-Time Earth Ground Station in Australia

Building on its existing presence in Australia, Viasat plans to launch a Real-Time Earth (RTE) facility in Alice Springs, Australia. Viasat has partnered with the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CfAT), an Aboriginal not-for-profit science and technology company based in Alice Springs, which will build and own the facility through its …

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Iceye and KSAT to Break the 15 Minutes Barrier from Acquisition to Delivery for SAR Imaging

ICEYE and Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), will jointly offer full SAR Ground Segment services to ICEYE SAR satellite constellation customers. This collaborative service enables timelines as short as 15 minutes from image acquisition to processed SAR image delivery for government customers globally. “We are excited to be working with ICEYE …

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Ursa and ICEYE Extend Partnership for SAR Satellite Data and Products

Ursa and ICEYE Extend Partnership for SAR Satellite Data and Products

Ursa has signed a collaboration agreement with ICEYE to expand the global market for synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data and analytic products. Building on an existing partnership with ICEYE to provide satellite data to Ursa and its customers in the energy sector, Ursa will now additionally become a reseller of …

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Deep Learning Model Speeds Up and Automates Satellite Image Analysis

Lockheed Martin's GATR

Lockheed Martin has developed satellite imagery recognition system using open-source deep learning libraries to quickly identify and classify objects or targets in large areas across the world, potentially saving image analysts countless hours manually categorising and labelling items within an image. Global Automated Target Recognition runs in the cloud. Fast …

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Satellite Data Analytics Saving Dairy Farmers Valuable Time with New Grass Management Service

Grass SAT

Grass SAT, an innovative, new grass management service has been launched by Rezatec, a geospatial data analytics company, to provide dairy farmers with automated daily updates of grass cover per paddock, and other features, to optimise grazing management decisions throughout the year. Increasingly, dairy farmers are looking for new ways …

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IBM AI and Cloud Technology Helps Agriculture Industry Improve the World’s Food and Crop Supply

Watson Decision Platform, courtesy IBM

IBM has confirmed the global expansion of Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture, with AI technology tailored for new crops and specific regions to help feed a growing population. For the first time, IBM is providing a global agriculture solution that combines predictive technology with data from The Weather Company, an IBM …

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