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21st May 2018Blog

Social Space Event: Copernicus Sentinel-3B Launch

By Xu Teo, Client Services. 25 April 2018, 2032 CEST Darmstadt, Germany European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) We were in the Press Centre, on our feet, cheering, clapping, exchanging handshakes, some possibly even on the verge of tears. There were equally ecstatic scenes in the Mission Control Room (MCR) as Sentinel-3A’s identical twin sister, Sentinel-3B,… (continued)

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11th May 2018Blog

Exploring Future Missions with the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation

By Owen Hawkins, Product Development Director. Last week, the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation held a Mission Challenge workshop in Swindon. The workshop aimed to bring together the Earth Observation community on behalf of the UK Space Agency’s Earth Observation Advisory Committee. The event was an opportunity for industry and academia to present new mission… (continued)

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22nd March 2018Blog

Satellite Video- An invaluable tool for catastrophic destruction

By Tom Gmerek, Client Services. Image: Marco Island, Florida, captured on 18 September 2017 by KOMPSAT-3A. Hurricane Irma was the largest Atlantic storm in the last decade. It was the 5th costliest hurricane on record in the U.S.A, causing $5 billion of damage after hitting the south west coast of Florida and moving up through… (continued)

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5th February 2018Blog

Earth-i will be at the SmallSat Symposium 2018

This week members of the Earth-i team will be heading off to Silicon Valley to attend the SmallSat Symposium as we prepare to release the first data sets to the public. Our Chief Technology Officer, John Linwood will be joined by Adrian Norris (General Manager) at this year’s SmallSat Symposium to meet with organisations and… (continued)

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23rd January 2018Blog

A paradigm shift from a traditional Border Control System to a full Tactical and Strategic Surveillance solution to augment frontier control and early warning.

Blog by Nico Spyropoulos, Strategic Engagement (EMEA) at Earth-i. Border Areas are at the centre of today’s geopolitical challenges and geopolitical developments. Terrorism, illegal immigration and trafficking, proximity to crisis zones, EEZ monitoring and the need for in-depth ISR are some of their current defining characteristics. Also, the multi-faceted threats generated within border geographic neighbourhood… (continued)

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11th January 2018Blog

VividX2: The Countdown Begins

By Adrian Norris, General Manager and member of the Earth-i Launch Team from Sriharikota, India. The countdown has started, and in less than 24 hours Carbonite 2, or ‘VividX2’ as Earth-i will designate it as the prototype of our future Constellation, will be launched from ISRO’s (Indian Space Research Organisation) Satish Dhawan Space Centre on… (continued)

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