Looking To Earth Observation’s Future

Download this page in PDF format The future is very much the theme for Earth Observation (EO) in Europe this week. One of the biggest potential impacts for the industry could come out of a meeting that took place yesterday, … Continue reading

No Paraskevidekatriaphobia For Sentinel-5P!

Download this page in PDF format On Friday the latest of the Sentinel satellites, Sentinel-5P, is due to be launched at 09.27 GMT from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. Friday is the 13th October, and within parts of the western world … Continue reading

Brexit: Science & Space

Download this page in PDF format Brexit currently dominates UK politics. Whilst it’s clear the UK is leaving the European Union (EU) in March 2019, the practical impact, and consequences, are still a confused fog hanging over everything. The UK … Continue reading

Supporting Soil Fertility From Space

Download this page in PDF format Last Tuesday I was at the academic launch event for the Tru-Nject project at Cranfield University. Despite the event’s title, it was in fact an end of project meeting. Pixalytics has been involved in … Continue reading

Brexit Biting for UK Space Industry

Download this page in PDF format UK companies involved in European Commission space programmes face an uncertain future according to media reports over the last week. The Financial Times reported that the European Commission wanted two key clauses in the … Continue reading

Sentinel To Be Launched

Download this page in PDF format Sentinel-2B was launched at 01:49 GMT on the 7th March from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. It’s the second of a constellation of optical satellites which are part of the European Commission’s Copernicus Programme. Its … Continue reading

Will Earth Observation’s power base shift in 2017?

Download this page in PDF format We’re only a few days into 2017, but this year may see the start of a seismic shift in the Earth Observation (EO) power base. We’ve previously described how the sustainable EO industry really … Continue reading

Space Strategy For Europe

Download this page in PDF format A Space Strategy for Europe was issued last week by the European Commission (EC), based around four strategic goals. Maximising the Benefits of Space for Society and the European Union (EU) Economy Fostering a … Continue reading

Rio Olympics from space

Download this page in PDF format The Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics takes place on Friday and so we’ve decided to revive our highly infrequent blog series ‘Can you see sporting venues from space?’ Previously we’ve looked for … Continue reading

Brexit and the Earth Observation Market

Download this page in PDF format Last week the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). For us it was sad day, evidenced by the fact that on voting day Sam was at the European Association of Remote Sensing … Continue reading