Earth-i news and articles

Earth-i to join panel session at Reinventing Space 2017

23rd October 2017Press

EARTH-i will be attending Reinventing Space 2017 which takes place in Glasgow between 24 – 26 October 2017. The Reinventing Space conference and exhibition is organised by the British Interplanetary Society. This year’s Reinventing Space Conference focuses on space applications that are becoming commercial viable, including video from space. This annual event brings together industry,… (continued)

Copernicus4Energy – Another opportunity for Earth Observation

18th October 2017Blog

Blog by Peter Hausknecht, Chief Scientist. Thursday the 12th of October – Brussels – 9:30 am, I am sitting together with about 100 colleagues in the Breydel auditorium of DG-GROW the EU’s ‘Department General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs’. The EU Copernicus program is hosting an industry workshop on ‘Copernicus 4 Energy’ ahead… (continued)

Earth-i’s satellite imagery chosen to monitor forestry cover in Canada

16th October 2017Press

EARTH-i, the British satellite and image data company, today announced it will be supplying very high-resolution image data to the Province of Saskatchewan in Canada. Using data from the DMC3/TripleSat Constellation of very high-resolution satellites, Earth-i will assist the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment by supplying imagery products for forestry harvest mapping projects. Paul Majmader, Commercial… (continued)

Earth-i attends London Space Week 2017

4th October 2017Press

EARTH-i will be attending London Space Week 2017 and participating in the informative and interactive session “Technological Advances Driving the Next Generation of Satellite Applications” hosted by the Satellite Applications Catapult. London Space Week is one of Europe’s major business-to-business space events dedicated to space applications, launch vehicles, satellites and space-related technologies. The event has… (continued)

September 2017 Newsletter

27th September 2017Press

Since our last newsletter we’ve seen yet more exciting developments at Earth-i! In June we announced our new high resolution colour video satellite constellation, and we’re eagerly anticipating the launch of EiX2, our service demonstrator satellite for the constellation, which is scheduled for launch later this year. This summer we’ve also attracted a wave of talent to our… (continued)

Earth-i to exhibit at INTERGEO 2017

25th September 2017Press

EARTH-i will once again be exhibiting at the INTERGEO conference and exhibition taking place in Berlin, 26-28 September 2017. The event is the world’s leading event for the geospatial community. INTERGEO hosts both a conference, with over 150 sessions, as well as a large exhibition which attracts exhibitors to showcase the latest innovations to the… (continued)

Earth-i Recruits Industry Veterans To Help Meet Demand for Earth Observation Data

20th September 2017Press

British satellite company Earth-i today announced a range of new senior appointments to help with the company’s rapid growth as it cements its position at the forefront of the commercialisation of space and the rapid evolution of the New Space market. In May, Earth-i announced that it will launch Europe’s first large-scale commercial satellite constellation for Earth Observation– and the… (continued)

Satellite Imagery to Support Hurricane Impact Assessments

6th September 2017Press

The devastation visited upon Houston and the surrounding areas by Hurricane Harvey reminds us of the power and subsequent impact on lives, communities and property from such major storms. With Hurricane Irma threatening to be even more powerful and devastating, the occurrence of a second such storm, in such a short time span, refocuses attention… (continued)

Carbonite-1 continues its mission 2 years on from launch

10th July 2017Press

Following its announcement of plans for a large constellation of Earth Observation satellites Earth-i celebrates the continued mission of Carbonite–1, the technology demonstrator for the next generation of small optical satellites that will form the Earth-i Constellation. Earth-i’s demonstrator satellite EiX2, to be built by partner Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), will be based on… (continued)

Case Study: Queensland Government – How EARTH-i delivers annual wide-area, very high resolution imagery for an entire State

28th June 2017Blog

The Opportunity In 2016 the State Government of Queensland (Department of Natural Resources and Mines) committed to acquire very high-resolution satellite imagery of the entire state on an annual basis. Earth-i was able to demonstrate to the DNRM that full State-wide coverage was now possible at less than 1m resolution. The 80cm pixel size data… (continued)