Chinese Satellites Going Up, Chinese Satellite Coming Down

Download this page in PDF format It’s been a busy weekend for the Chinese space industry! On Saturday the China National Space Administration (CNSA) launched three new high resolution Gaofen-1 optical Earth Observation satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre … Continue reading

Have you read the top Pixalytics blogs of 2017?

Download this page in PDF format In our final blog of the year, we’re looking back at our most popular posts of the last twelve months. Have you read them all? Of the top ten most read blogs, nine were … 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

If no-one is there when an iceberg is born, does anyone see it?

Download this page in PDF format The titular paraphrasing of the famous falling tree in the forest riddle was well and truly answered this week, and shows just how far satellite remote sensing has come in recent years. Last week … Continue reading

AgriTech Seeds Start to Grow in Cornwall

Download this page in PDF format On Monday I attended the Jump Start AgriTech event hosted by the South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications at the Tremough Innovation Centre on the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus near Falmouth … Continue reading

Supporting Chimpanzee Conservation from Space

Download this page in PDF format Being able to visualise the changing face of the planet over time is one of the greatest strengths of satellite remote sensing. Our previous blog showed how Dubai’s coastline has evolved over a decade, … 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

Differences Between Optical & Radar Satellite Data

Download this page in PDF format The two main types of satellite data are optical and radar used in remote sensing. We’re going to take a closer look at each type using the Ankgor Wat site in Cambodia, which was … 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