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15th May 2018Press

Marex Spectron Announces Joint-Venture With Earth-i

Marex Spectron, the global commodities broker and research house, has today announced a joint-venture with Earth-i, a leader and pioneer of ‘New Space’ technologies, to develop and distribute a range of unique analytical tools. Working alongside Marex Spectron’s award-winning Market Analytics division run by Dr Guy Wolf, the joint-venture will initially focus on the copper… (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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16th April 2018Press

Earth-i releases its first full-colour video of Earth taken from space

‘New Space’ pioneer Earth-i today released the first video taken by VividX2, the technology prototype for its Vivid-i Constellation. Launched on 12 January 2018, VividX2 is the world’s first commercial satellite able to provide full-colour video of life on Earth. Weighing 100kg and measuring approximately 1 cubic metre, VividX2 is orbiting at 505km above the… (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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20th February 2018Press

EARTH-i receives £2.7 million from UK Government to improve crop yield for African coffee farmers

EARTH-i, one of Europe’s most prominent New Space companies, has been awarded a grant of £2.7 million from the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme, which supports UK space firms tackling global challenges. The grant will enable Earth-i to launch the ACCORD programme in Kenya and Rwanda. ACCORD has been specifically developed to help smallholder… (continued)

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