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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)