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Clouds no problem for NovaSAR

Cloud cover is one of the main challenges of satellite imaging, because there’s always a risk that the view of an area is disrupted. This is especially true when an area needs to be imaged at regular intervals to detect changes, or when it needs to be imaged rapidly, for example in the event of a...

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07 October 20110 Comments0 Comments


NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X orbiting Earth

Following weeks of rigorous launch preparations, both NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X satellites took off at 7:12 GMT on 17th August and are now in orbit and acquiring their first imagery. We’re looking into how it all went and what’s happening next. Days before launch all seven satellites shari...

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12 October 20110 Comments0 Comments


SpaceApp winners worlds apart but orbit together

After some tough judging, engineers at SSTL and the Surrey Space Centre (SSC) have chosen the four winning Apps to go up in space on STRaND-1, the smartphone satellite. Entering a competition through Facebook, the four winners were chosen for their Apps’ scientific benefits, their creativity, or ...

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21 October 20110 Comments0 Comments


Successful launch of first Galileo IOV satellites

SSTL congratulates the EU, ESA and Astrium on the successful launch of the two first in-orbit validation (IOV) satellites, which marks a critical step for the Galileo system. Galileo is the upcoming European satellite navigation system, equivalent to the American Global Positioning System (GPS)...

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24 October 20110 Comments0 Comments


CHRIS: 10 years of science innovation

Celebrating a decade in space, we take a closer look at the hyperspectral imager CHRIS and how gazing at Earth from different angles and with a large number of programmable spectral bands has made all the difference for a fantastic range of scientific studies, from classifying plants to mapping t...

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28 October 20110 Comments0 Comments


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