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

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

Sentinel 3B Sets Forth

Download this page in PDF format The latest Sentinel satellite in the Copernicus programme, 3B, launched on the 25th April from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. Lift-off was at 18.57 (BST) and you could have watched the event live on … Continue reading

EO Market Is a-Changin’

Download this page in PDF format Historically, if you wanted satellite Earth Observation (EO) data your first port of call was usually NASA, or NOAA for meteorological data, and more recently you’d look at the European Union’s Copernicus programme. Data … Continue reading

Big Data From Space

Download this page in PDF format Last week I attended the 2017 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS’17) that was held in Toulouse, France. The conference was co-organised by the European Space Agency (ESA), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) … Continue reading

Looking To Earth Observation’s Future

Download this page in PDF format The future is very much the theme for Earth Observation (EO) in Europe this week. One of the biggest potential impacts for the industry could come out of a meeting that took place yesterday, … Continue reading

No Paraskevidekatriaphobia For Sentinel-5P!

Download this page in PDF format On Friday the latest of the Sentinel satellites, Sentinel-5P, is due to be launched at 09.27 GMT from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. Friday is the 13th October, and within parts of the western world … Continue reading