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23rd February 2017Blog

How Satellites are Forcing Maritime Pirates to Walk the Plank

Istanbul Port Satellite Image – All rights reserved ©21AT ©Earth-i Maritime piracy affects major shipping lanes and trade harbours all over the world. In 2012, this resulted in a US$6 billion per annum impact to the world’s economy. What’s more, piracy puts at risk the lives of seafarers and merchant seamen, of whom hundreds are… (continued)

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23rd February 2017Blog

Satellite Intelligence: A Solution to the Refugee Crisis?

 Zaatari Refugee Camp Satellite Image – All rights reserved ©21AT ©Earth-i In recent years, the global refugee crisis has reached unprecedented proportions. There are estimated to be upwards of 65.3 million people forcibly displaced worldwide by conflicts that have flared from Latin America and the Middle East to Western Asia and the Pacific Rim. A… (continued)

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22nd November 2016Blog

Principia Schools Conference November 2016

No cutting-edge technologies were used and no ground-breaking scientific discoveries were quite yet made. But an entire generation of future scientists were inspired! Earth-i was at a recent Principia Schools Conference in Portsmouth, organised by the UK Space Agency (UKSA), which exhibited and celebrated the work done by over a million school students throughout the… (continued)

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25th July 2016Blog

Location, location, location

We were having the best time at the Farnborough Airshow. The kids were running around excitedly looking at all the planes, helicopters and every other flying machine imaginable when my father started to feel unwell. Given his age, we weren’t sure how serious it was. I hurried to find a steward who immediately contacted the… (continued)

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