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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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Turkey’s First Domestic Satellite Launch Vehicle On The Way: Rocketsan Pioneering the Turkish Aerospace Industry

Roketsan, one of Turkey’s leading company’s in the aerospace industry, have recently announced their plans going forward with the Turkish Satellite Launch System (SLS) project they signed with the Turkish government in 2013. A Rocketsan press release that came out right before the Turkish International Defence Industry Fair held May …

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#SpaceWatchME Interviews: Pat Gannon of BusinessCom Networks

Patrick Gannon, Director of Business Development at BusinessCom Networks, has been involved in data communications and networking since early modems were as big as shoeboxes and cost a dollar per bit. He has deployed a wide variety of networking technologies for leading technology developers, over the last three decades, from …

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INMARSAT S-Band/HELLASSAT-3 Communication Satellite Shipped To Kourou Launch Pad In French Guyana

Europasat, the Inmarsat S-band/HellasSat-3 telecommunication satellite, has been shipped to the Kourou launch pad in French Guyana to be launched by Ariane 5 rocket in June. This condominium satellite for Inmarsat and HellasSat will provide Mobile Satellite Services (MSS), Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) and Broadcast Satellite Services (BSS). The payload …

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Airbus and CSTARS Provide “WorldDEM Ocean Shoreline” for Uniquely Accurate Coastline Mapping

Airbus Defence and Space expands its WorldDEM portfolio with the launch of the “WorldDEM Ocean Shoreline” product. Developed in cooperation with the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) at the University of Miami in the United States, this new thematic layer provides highly detailed and accurate shoreline mapping …

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Iran Adds Soha Remote Sensing Satellite to List of Imminent Launches

Iranian press reports suggest that Iran is preparing a third satellite for launch within the next 12-18 months. The satellite in question is called Soha, a remote sensing satellite believed to have a resolution of 15 metres. According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the head of the Iran …

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Israel Aerospace Industries Hands Over Venµs Satellite to Israel Space Agency

Having completed its assembly, Israel parted from Venµs, the first Israeli-made satellite created for environmental research purposes. Within the next few days, the satellite will go on its way to the launcher located in French Guiana. At an official ceremony held at, May 25th, at Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI) Space …

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Arabsat Launches Euronews New Frequency On Its Wide-Coverage Satellite BADR-4

Arabsat announced the launch of Euronews new frequency on its excellent wide-coverage satellite BADR-4, to join other tier-1 regional and international news channels broadcast on Arabsat BADR-4 News frequency 11996 MHz. Euronews’ original frequency will remain active until the end of May 2017, while Arabsat viewers are informed about the …

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