Spaceports, Space Council & Satellite Inspired Ice Flows

Download this page in PDF format There have been some interesting and exciting announcements over the last week related to the space and Earth observation (EO) industries. Firstly, the UK Government announced last week that a National Space Council will … Continue reading

To Copernicus & beyond!

Download this page in PDF format In the second part of our ESA Living Planet Symposium review, we’re going to concentrate on the Copernicus Programme as it’s one of the main factors driving innovation in the Earth Observation industry at … Continue reading

We’re Off To Living Planet!!

Download this page in PDF format ESA’s 2019 Living Planet Symposium takes place next week between the 13th and 17th May in Milan, Italy. The Symposium takes place every three years and is an important one for the industry as … Continue reading

Satellite Marine Applications Making Waves

Download this page in PDF format Last week I was invited to talk at an evening event organised by the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), which took place at the Met Office. It was titled ‘Satellite data for marine applications’ and … Continue reading

Preserving Earth Observation Datasets

Download this page in PDF format The opportunity to go back through history is one of the amazing strengths of satellite data. To decide in a morning that you want to go back and look what a place on the … Continue reading

Celebrating 3 Years of Sentinel-3!

Download this page in PDF format On February 16th 2016, just before 6 pm, the third Sentinel of the Copernicus programme, Sentinel-3A was launched. It was joined in space by its twin, Sentinel-3B, twenty-six months later on the 25 April … Continue reading

Is the UK Space Industry In Good Health in 2018?

Download this page in PDF format The UK Space Agency’s biennial ‘Size & Health of the UK Space Industry’ report for 2018 was issued last week. This is put together with the help of London Economics through online questionnaires with … Continue reading

Could Balloons Be Part Of Earth Observation’s Future?

Download this page in PDF format Reports from the United States last week highlighted the potential of stratospheric balloons to become part of the space in which the satellite industry operates. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, … Continue reading

Celebrating Space Industry Milestones!

Download this page in PDF format Sixty years ago on the 1st October 1958 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA as most people refer to them, began operations. Ten days later they launched their first unmanned mission, Pioneer … Continue reading