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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8th January 2018Blog

“…a new day, a new beginning”

By Richard Blain, CEO of Earth-i. With less than a week to go until launch of our pre-production prototype satellite, VividX2, there’s an ever growing sense of excitement, anticipation and yes – a little anxiety too. Our treasured spacecraft is about to be thrust into orbit atop a controlled explosion in the second most violent… (continued)

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7th December 2017Blog

Satellite Imagery for the Markets

By Lisa Fleckhaus, Market Analyst at Earth-i. Earth-i attended an informative day hosted by Equity House at Chandos House in London, where geospatial professionals, academics, financial risk and commodity analysts from the US and Europe, came together to discuss ‘Satellite Imagery for the Markets’. It was a popular event, with great networking opportunities to meet… (continued)

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5th December 2017Blog

New Video: Inside Earth-i

As excitement builds inside the company about the launch of prototype satellite VividX2, we take a look inside Earth-i at the people behind the business and the new constellation. Filmed at Earth-i’s headquarters on Surrey Research Park, and at SSTL’s facilities nearby, this short film talks to a few members of our team about what… (continued)

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2nd November 2017Blog

Two days in Space

By Owen Hawkins, Operations Director at Earth-i. After a few busy days, at Reinventing Space in Glasgow and the Earth Observation Showcase event hosted by the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation (CEOI) and Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell, I wanted to share a few thoughts on the pioneering nature of Earth Observation in the UK… (continued)

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