NASA and Raytheon have signed the contracts for the spacecraft and instruments that include the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), NOAA’s next generation operational polar-orbiting sate
The African Union recently established the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Secretariat, a specialized agency whose main goals are to reduce disaster risk to droughts, floods, earthquakes and cyclones;
Astrium, Europe's leading space technology company, completed last Thursday 2nd of August the 50th launch of Ariane 5, continuing a line of launch successes unbroken since 2003. <
SPOT-6, the new high resolution optical Earth observation satellite, built by the European leading space technology company Atrium, will be launched from India next month. .
One of the major preventable causes for loss of lives during disasters is the failure of telecommunications infrastructure.
On 23 July 2012 the United States Geological Survey (USGS) made available their new LandsatLook Viewer.
For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.
The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental forces that shape it.
The Bangladesh Meteorological Department is the authorised Government organisation for all meteorological activities in the country.
ESA's weather satellite MSG-3 has smoothly traveled 36 000 km above the Equator. The satellite is now nearly in its geostationary orbit, drifting slowly east toward its final orbit position.
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