First Image and First Orbits

Download this page in PDF format Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a fantastic shot of the Earth, shown on the left, from the GOES-17 satellite. The satellite was launched on the 1st March 2018 and … Continue reading

Next Satellites Twins Ready For Launch

Download this page in PDF format The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) twin satellite mission is scheduled for launch on Monday, 21st May, from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will be aboard the SpaceX Falcon … Continue reading

Help Earth Day End Plastic Pollution

Download this page in PDF format “The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean.” – Carl Sagan Sunday, the 22nd April, is the globally celebrated annual Earth Day. The theme this year is ‘End Plastic Pollution’ … Continue reading

Haring About During March

Download this page in PDF format It has been a really busy month at Pixalytics with trips to multiple continents. We started with a trip to Bogata in Colombia for the kick off of a new project we’re engaged with, … Continue reading

It’s British Science Week!

Download this page in PDF format This week is British Science Week! It’s an annual event promoting science, technology, engineering and maths across the UK, and this year runs from the 9th to the 18th March. Last year over one … Continue reading

Picking Up Penguins From Space

Download this page in PDF format World Wildlife Day is the 3rd March, and so fittingly this blog is looking at how satellite imagery and remote sensing techniques were used to recently discover an unknown colony of 1.5 million Adélie … Continue reading

Monitoring Water Quality from Space

Download this page in PDF format Two projects using Earth Observation (EO) data to monitor water quality caught our eye recently. As we’re in process of developing two water quality products for our own online portal, we’re interested in what … Continue reading

Five Learning Points For Developing An Earth Observation Product Portal

Download this page in PDF format This week we’re gently unveiling our Pixalytics Portal at the DATA.SPACE 2018 Conference taking place in Glasgow. We’ve not attended DATA.SPACE before, but great feedback from some of the last years attendees convinced us … Continue reading

To TEDx Speaking and Beyond!

Download this page in PDF format Back in April I received an invitation to speak at the ‘One Step Beyond’ TEDx event organised at the National Space Centre in Leicester, with my focus on the Blue Economy and Earth Observation … Continue reading

Marine Zulu Gathering

Download this page in PDF format This week I’m at the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) IMBIZO5 event at the Woods Hall Oceanographic Institute. IMBIZO is a Zulu word meaning a meeting or gathering called by a traditional leader and … Continue reading