NASA in Plymouth!

Download this page in PDF format It was great to be invited to give the introductory talk at the inaugural Plymouth NASA Space Apps Challenge last weekend. Space Apps is a two-day international hackathon hosted in cities around the world, … Continue reading

UK Earth Observation Satellites Launched Beneath No Deal Brexit Shadow

Download this page in PDF format It’s been a bit of rollercoaster week for the UK Space Industry. The positive news is that on Sunday, 16th September, at 16.38 GMT two UK satellites were launched onboard the Polar Satellite Launch … Continue reading

Stung By Unauthorised Launches

Download this page in PDF format Unauthorised satellite launches caught our eye this week. According to reports the US firm Swarm Technologies Inc. launched four satellites in January without the permission of the US satellite regulator, the Federal Communications Commission … Continue reading

Differences Between Optical & Radar Satellite Data

Download this page in PDF format The two main types of satellite data are optical and radar used in remote sensing. We’re going to take a closer look at each type using the Ankgor Wat site in Cambodia, which was … Continue reading

Spinning Python in Green Spaces

Download this page in PDF format As students, we are forever encouraged to find work experience to develop our real-life skills and enhance our CV’s. During the early period of my second year I was thinking about possible work experience … Continue reading

Pixalytics Four Year Celebration!

Download this page in PDF format The start of June marked the four-year anniversary of Pixalytics! We’d not realised that the time of year had come around again until Sam started receiving messages via her LinkedIn profile. A lot of … Continue reading

Four Step Countdown to a Book Launch

Download this page in PDF format Regular readers will know that we wrote our first book last year, ‘Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing’, and on Thursday, 11th February, Pixalytics is holding its first book launch event! We’ve organised it ourselves, and so we … Continue reading

Footprints in Remote Sensing

Download this page in PDF format I’ve just finished my summer with Pixalytics! As I wrote a blog when I first arrived, I thought it would be nice symmetry to finish my ERASMUS+ placement with a second one. When I … Continue reading

Four Ways Flexibility Can Be Your Company’s Core Competence

Download this page in PDF format Flexibility can be a core competence for small businesses, if they can effectively exploit it. This involves being flexible in all areas, within the principles, values and aims of your business. Zig Ziglar, an … Continue reading

2015 UK Space Conference Lifts Off

Download this page in PDF format We’re at the UK Space Conference 2015 in Liverpool, and exhibiting! The opening day of the conference has been interesting, exciting and bookended by astronauts. The conference’s plenary session began with an upbeat assessment … Continue reading