A helping hand from above for The Gambia14 June 2013
A helping hand from above for The Gambia14 June 2013 Satellites are being used to promote agriculture in one of the world’s poorest countries.
Handling ‘big data’ is no small feat12 June 2013
Handling ‘big data’ is no small feat12 June 2013 Policy-makers and science and industry representatives are discussing how to make large amounts of Earth observation data accessible to a wider user community.
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.