Earth observation satellite

Algerian Alsat-2A to determine the impact of forest fires

Image of the areas affected by forest fires captured by Alsat-2A (Image: ASAL

The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL), Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER, has monitored the forest fires occurred during July thanks to its satellite Alsat-2A. It has helped to evaluate the impact over the affected region.

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Tue, 11/08/2015 - 12:44

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KazEOSat-2: Second Kazakh Earth Observation Satellite is in orbit

KazEOSat-2 will also support disaster management

Kazakhstan successfully launched its second Earth Observation Satellite KazEOSat-2 on 20 June 2014 from Yasni launch base, Russia.

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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 12:16

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Envisat data processed for the most accurate biomass map of the Northern Hemisphere

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Envisat satellite helps scanning the North

Thanks to the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Envisat satellite, scientists have developed a new biomass map of the Northern Hemisphere with the best resolution to date, with 1

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Fri, 19/07/2013 - 12:13

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Happy birthday, Envisat

In the early hours of 1 March 2002, the largest

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 10:23

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Mon, 03/05/2012

Satellite systems company paves way for defence developments

Supplier of innovative small and medium-sized satellite systems SunSpace says its Sumbandila satellite has paved the way for further research and development into the requirements of a future, locally built, communications satellite over which the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) could have total control.

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:27

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Earth Observation and Tsunami Warning System Seen as Critical to Revitalizing Japan

In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Japan is investing in sensors and systems to ensure resilience. The country looks for more real-time feedbacks, and better predictive models, in order to better prepare and reduce impacts from future disasters.

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 14:10

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A step closer to mapping the Earth in 3D

After a year in service, the German Earth observation satellite TanDEM-X, together with its twin satellite, TerraSAR-X, have completely mapped the entire land surface of Earth for the first time.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 16:22

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