Is China Becoming the Worlds Earth Observation Power?

Download this page in PDF format Whilst Europe’s Earth Observation (EO) community was focussed on the successful launch of Sentinel-3B last week, you may have missed that it was also an exciting few days for the Chinese EO and space … Continue reading

Two New Earth Observation Satellites Launched

Download this page in PDF format Two new Earth observation satellites were launched last week from European Space Centre in Kourou in French Guyana, although you may only get to see the data from one. Venµs and OPTSAT-3000 were put … Continue reading

Three Exciting Ways to Protect Forests With Remote Sensing

Download this page in PDF format Forests cover one third of the Earth’s land mass and are home to more than 80% of the terrestrial species of animals, plants and insects. However, 13 million hectares of forest are destroyed each … Continue reading

Goodbye to EO-1

Download this page in PDF format In contrast to our previous blog, this week’s is a celebration of the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite whose death will soon be upon us. EO-1 was launched on the 21st November 2000 from Vandenberg … Continue reading