Space is Hard Work!

Download this page in PDF format Space is unpredictable. Things don’t always go as planned. Over the last few weeks some of the difficulties of working in space have been highlighted. Gaofen 10 The start of September did not go … Continue reading

Sentinel’s Milestone and Millstone

Download this page in PDF format There was be a significant milestone achieved for the European Commission’s Copernicus Programme with the launch of the Sentinel-1B satellite. It was the fourth satellite launched, and will complete the first of the planned constellations as the … Continue reading

Why understanding spatial resolution is important?

Download this page in PDF format Spatial resolution is a key characteristic in remote sensing, where it’s often used to refer to the size of pixels within an acquired image. However this is a simplification as the detector in the … Continue reading

Copernicus ready for lift off!

Download this page in PDF format The first satellite of the European Union’s Copernicus project, Sentinel-1A, is due to be launched next Thursday, April 3rd. The project aims to create a constellation of satellites providing a range of Earth Observation … Continue reading