Happy Birthday Earth Observation!

Download this page in PDF format This week, arguably, marks the birth of the modern Earth Observation (EO). On the 23rd July 1972, the first Landsat satellite was launched – although at the time it was called Earth Resources Technology … Continue reading

Landsat Turns 45!

Download this page in PDF format Landsat has celebrated forty-five years of Earth observation this week. The first Landsat mission was Earth Resources Technology Satellite 1 (ERTS-1), which was launched into a sun-synchronous near polar orbit on the 23 July … Continue reading

The Satellite Earth Observation Industry Began …

Download this page in PDF format The satellite Earth observation (EO) industry, arguably, began 37 years ago yesterday. Now, before everyone starts tweeting and emailing hear me out. Although by this date EO satellites were in orbit, data successfully collected … Continue reading