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Raytheon's space domain awareness specialist, based in the UK, has recently announced the international deployment of its Low Earth Orbit Optical Camera Installation (LOCI). This ground-based sensor system has been specifically designed to address the challenges of low-Earth orbit...
Humanity’s oldest source of renewable energy currently plays a pivotal role in the energy supply of over 160 countries worldwide. With 4,252 TWh generated in 2022, hydropower makes the largest contribution to total renewable electricity generation (37%), coming right...
The European Union (EU) has awarded contracts worth €5m each to nine startups to provide additional data to the Copernicus project, the world's largest Earth observation programme. The awards are part of a new procurement method called the "dynamic...
Sweden and Colombia have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on joint space activities, with the aim of strengthening Colombia's national space program. The collaboration was announced on June 16th and will see the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC)...
The US Border Patrol has said that Earth observation data would be useful in improving situational awareness around things like washed out trails and changing tactics used by illicit actors near the border. Dan Steadman, assistant chief of the...
In mid-2022, total installed wind power in Europe amounted to 220GW, of which 28.3GW was offshore. The European rankings for total accumulated installations are topped by Germany, followed by Spain, the UK, France and Sweden, with Germany and Spain...
The Hungarian startup CropOM has developed “Data Cube & Digital Twin”, two solutions able to make easier to train AI algorithms to automate decision-making and execution. But how are they are connected to space? CropOM was launched in 2016...
ESA’s Proba-1 minisatellite was launched into orbit two decades ago today. It remains fully operational, however, making it the Agency’s oldest serving Earth observing mission. Proba-1 is roughly the size of a hotel fridge but hosts two Earth-observing instruments...