Recently in the Earth Observation Category


ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has reached an important milestone with its Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) mission on-board of the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) SCISAT satellite.

International development banks often invest in regions where projects can be difficult to monitor and evaluate. Earth-observing satellites are proving to be important tools for the development sector.

A report prepared for the NASA Applied Science Program and authored by economists at The Brattle Group finds that the use of NASA's solar and meteorological data services has greatly contributed to the U.S. and international goals of achieving greater energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources.

GeoEye, Inc. (GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, today announced that it is proposing to acquire DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI).

A Canadian company called UrtheCast has begun to claim that it is going to place the first live HD video feed on the International Space Station in a few months.  Despite all of their PR and hype, NASA isn't so sure that there actually is a real product and service - as advertised by UrtheCast.