look at the Database section by clicking on the top menu. The database includes: more than 900 operational satellites,  approximately 150 launchers,  all spaceport from where the satellites were launched,  nearly 400 key stakeholders in the sector.

Link of the week: remote sensing e-book from India

June 25th, 2010

India is one of the most active Countries in satellite remote sensing. Currently operational satellites are: IRS-1C, IRS-ID, IRS-P3, OCEANSAT-1, Technology Experimental Satellite (TES), RESOURCESAT-1, CARTOSAT-1 and 2,  RISAT (Radar Imaging Satellite).
National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) is one of the centres of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under the Department of Space, Govt. of India, [...]

Tags: India, isro, remote sensing applications
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Link of the week: Coastal Response Research Center

June 18th, 2010

If you are interested in a complete data set of observations of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the Coastal Response Research Center is the right place.
The Center was established as a partnership between the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), through the Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R), and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) [...]

Tags: COSMO-SkyMed, envisat asar, gulf of mexico oil spill, national oceanic atmospheric administration noaa, radarsat, TerraSAR-X, university of new hampshire
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Moon or Mars: is that the question?

June 17th, 2010

A new space policy was recently formulated by President Obama. The presidential proposal is now before the Congress, in a hot debate. As in many similar situations, passions and interests are at stake. The emergence of opposing positions is a complex phenomenon.
Sometimes a proposal is supported or opposed depending on the political party that originated [...]

Tags: bolden, Constellation, exploration program, Mars, nasa, Obama, space policy, USA, VASIMR
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Volcanic ash is awaiting Europe

April 21st, 2010

Every time we witness an impressive spectacle as the eruption of the volcano in Iceland, it is natural to speculate about our insignificance compared to the power of Nature.
In this case we have also the finding of the inadequacy of Europe as a political entity to manage the extraordinary and unforeseen emergencies. All decisions were [...]

Tags: ash cloud, eumetsat, Europe, metoffice, msg satellites, volcano in iceland
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