Airbus Defence and Space: April 2014 Archives

Airbus Defence and Space, the world's second largest space company, is preparing for the launch of KazEOSat-1 (formerly known as DZZ-HR), which is due to lift off on 28 April 2014 into low Sun-synchronous orbit (about 700 km from Earth) on-board a Vega launcher from the European spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana).

Airbus Defence and Space has launched a new 3D Digital Elevation Model product line, WorldDEM™, which consist of WorldDEM core and WorldDEM™. Another product in the line, WorldDEM DTM, will be coming soon. All three products are being marketed as "the first truly global 3D Digital Elevation Model of the Earth's entire land surface."

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the final integration and testing of MEASAT-3b. The satellite left the Airbus Defence and Space facilities in Toulouse, France, and has been transported by air to Kourou, French Guiana.