World Record Satellite Launch

Download this page in PDF format Next week the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to launch 104 satellites in one go aboard its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C37) that will take off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, … Continue reading

Have you read the top Pixalytics blogs of 2016?

Download this page in PDF format As this is the final blog of the year we’d like to take a look back over the past fifty-two weeks and see which blog’s captured people’s attention, and conversely which did not! It … Continue reading

It’s World Space Week!!

Download this page in PDF format Did you know it’s World Space Week? It occurs between the 4th and 10th October each year, because: On 4th October 1957 the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched; and On 10th … Continue reading

Remote Sensing and the DIKW Pyramid

Download this page in PDF format Satellite remote sensing industry is evolving and anyone working in it needs to become familiar with the Data, information, Knowledge, Wisdom (DIKW) pyramid as this is one map, albeit simplistic, of the industry’s and … Continue reading

Living Planet Is Really Buzzing!

Download this page in PDF format This week I’m at the 2016 European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium taking place in sunny Prague. I didn’t arrive until lunchtime on Monday and with the event already underway I hurried to the … Continue reading

Is the remote sensing market an urban legend?

Download this page in PDF format The remote sensing/Earth observation (EO) market is like the Yeti or the Loch Ness Monster – there are plenty of people out there who tell you it exists, but very few companies have seen … Continue reading

Sentinel-3 Sets Sail

Download this page in PDF format At 17.57 GMT yesterday (16th February 2016) Sentinel-3 set sail from the Plesetsk Space Centre in Russia, heading for its 814 km sun-synchronous low Earth orbit. Like all the other Sentinel launches, we were … Continue reading

Reprocessing Data Challenges of Producing A Time Series

Download this page in PDF format Being able to look back at how our planet has evolved over time, is one of the greatest assets of satellite remote sensing. With Landsat, you have a forty year archive to examine changes … Continue reading