Category Archives: Satellite Industry News

DigitalGlobe Request US government to Lift Restrictions on Commercial Satellite Imagery

Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe has made a request for the US government to lift restrictions on the pixel resolution of available c [...]

Pleiades-1B Satellite Successfully Launched

Pleiades-1B satellite was successfully launched on December 2, 2012 built by Astrium was launched off aboard a Soyuz launcher from the Europ [...]

Pleiades-1A Satellite Captures First Panchromatic Images

Pleiades-1 (0.5m) satellite sensor captured the first panchromatic satellite images after its successful launch from Kourou launch site (Fre [...]

Satellite Imaging Corporation (SIC) Signs Agreement With RapidEye AG for Distribution of RapidEye Satellite Image Data

Satellite Imaging Corporation (SIC), a leader in the satellite remote sensing, GIS and mapping industry delivering to commercial customers f [...]

ALOS Satellite Sensor Power Reduction

ALOS the Advanced Land Observing Satellite, renamed “Daichi” operated by JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency) shifted its operat [...]

H.A.W.X. 2 – Satellite Images Create 3D Simulation Worlds in Tom Clancy’s Video Games

Satellite Images have gained popularity in the video game industry and continue to grow. With the availability of high resolution Stereo Sat [...]

IKONOS Satellite Sensor Celebrates Its 11th Year In Orbit

IKONOS the world’s first commercial high-resolution Earth observing Satellite celebrates its 11th year in orbit. The IKONOS Satellite sens [...]

ESA’s CryoSat-2 Satellite Sensor Launched Successfully!

Europe’s first mission dedicated to studying the Earth?s ice was launched April 8, 2010 from Kazakhstan. From its polar orbit, CryoSat [...]

LockHeed Martin and GeoEye Start Building GeoEye-2 Next Commercial Earth Imaging Satellite

Artist sketch of GeoEye’s next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite, GeoEye-2 orbiting above the earth. GeoEye selected [...]

Satellite Images Captured 8.8 Magnitude Earthquake and Tsunami Damage in Chile

Satellite Images captured the damage of the 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile on February 27th. The earthquake was so sudd [...]