World’s major development banks look closer at Earth observation30 April 2013 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.
Job creation and growth with space19 April 2013
Job creation and growth with space19 April 2013 Ireland is setting an example for how space technologies can contribute to economic growth and recovery through the maritime sector. Over 100 European specialists in policy, space technology, industry and maritime interests met this week on the Emeral...
Developing agriculture from the sky13 March 2013
Developing agriculture from the sky13 March 2013 From 800 km high, Earth-observing satellites are assisting international development organisations with their work in developing countries. Satellites enable objective observations of the status of remote rural areas consistently over space and time.
Meteosat Third Generation agreement signed at Ministerial meeting21 November 2012 PR 38 2012 - The European Space Agency and EUMETSAT today signed the agreement on the Meteosat Third Generation weather satellite system at the ESA Ministerial Council in Naples, Italy.
MetOp-A captures Hurricane Sandy30 October 2012
MetOp-A captures Hurricane Sandy30 October 2012 Europe's polar orbiting weather satellite, MetOp-A, captured this image of Hurricane Sandy just as the huge storm hit the east coast of the US yesterday. The MetOp programme is developed as a joint undertaking between ESA and Eumetsat for operational...
Sea and space meet for business in Ireland08 October 2012
Sea and space meet for business in Ireland08 October 2012 A new ESA project led by Irish industry is putting satellite data to use for monitoring the quality of coastal water. The Irish minister for Research and Innovation is supporting this initiative, in line with the country’s job creation priorities.