Posts tagged as 2015

Innovation competition explores aerial imagery applications

  The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and Airbus Defence and Space (ADS) announced the winners of its Novel Applications of Earth Observation Data Challenge on 18 May 2016. The open innovation competition, hosted by The Innovation Hub’s OpenIX Open Innovation Exchange, was launched on 18 August 2015 to explore and develop what SANSA […]

Gallery: IMSSA Mpumalanga branch meeting, 20 November 2015

  IMSSA’s Mpumalanga branch held their final meeting for 2015 on 20 November just outside Witbank, where the changing role of mine surveyors in the information age was discussed. Mine surveyors’ age, skills, as well as issues of job reservation were also high on the agenda. Read the full article here.

Mine surveying in the information age

  IMSSA’s Mpumalanga branch held their final meeting for 2015 on 20 November just outside Witbank, where the changing role of mine surveyors in the information age was discussed. Mine surveyors’ age, skills, as well as issues of job reservation were also high on the agenda. Sponsors of the event, Optron and EPA Surveys, discussed […]

Presidential Golf Day 2015 a success

  The ECA(SA) and Vector magazine hosted the ECA(SA) Presidential Golf Day 2015 at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, Johannesburg on Tuesday, 24 November 2015. A total of 144 players comprising 36 four-balls teed off at 11h00 to play 18 holes, with a halfway grab-‘n-go lunch at the clubhouse. The day concluded with […]

Two new Galileo satellites in orbit

  The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched two new Galileo satellites atop a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on 17 December 2015. The Galileo 11 and 12 twin satellites were deployed into their medium-altitude orbit close to 23 500 km, where they form part of a planned 30-satellite Galileo constellation. Galileo is the European […]