Posts tagged as AIRBUS

Call for startups to rethink how technology could interact with aerospace

Airbus launched its second edition of #Africa4Future, a joint accelerator programme between the company’s global aerospace accelerator BizLab and Make-IT in Africa, a programme by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit German (GIZ), the German Agency for International Cooperation. For this second edition, the company calls for African tech start-ups that are working on solutions […]

Edited digital elevation model available via streaming

Airbus Defence and Space’s entire edited WorldDEM database, together with the already available WorldDEM4Ortho dataset, are now available via streaming. WorldDEM is a homogeneous, single-source, high-precision digital elevation model (DEM). Online access to both datasets of the entire Earth’s landmass facilitates a wide range of applications such as line-of-sight-analysis, hydrological modelling, satellite imagery orthorectification and […]

Radar satellite data partnership continues

Airbus Defence and Space will continue to provide access to its radar satellite data to Ursa Space Systems (Ursa), a data fusion and analytics company. Both parties signed a new four-year contract after having started their cooperation in 2015. Under this agreement, Ursa will analyse and fuse radar data with additional information sources to provide […]

Earth observation portfolio expanded

Airbus has entered into an agreement with Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology (21AT), the Chinese commercial satellite operator, for the distribution of the images acquired by their TripleSat constellation. This constellation consists of three identical very high-resolution earth observation satellites set 120° apart, travelling around the same orbit. They offer daily monitoring of any place […]

High speed satellite imagery transfer service realised

The Airbus-operated SpaceDataHighway has begun regularly relaying data from the Sentinel-2A satellite, after the successful end of the commissioning period. This marks the start of the service using all four Copernicus Sentinel satellites. The service will comprise a system of relay satellites permanently fixed over a network of ground stations, with the first satellite, EDRS-A, […]