Earth Observation

The Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing is virtual once again

The 42nd Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing

The 42nd Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing is once again virtual again this year and will be held between June 21-24, 2021. It’s unfortunate for the city of Yellowknife who were supposed to host the conference last year only to see it go virtual. Then they hoped to host the event this year only to see it once again go virtual. Maybe next year? Regardless, …

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SpaceAlpha Insights awarded $2 million for SAR satellite on-board processing technology (Corrected)

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image of Victoria, Canada

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded SpaceAlpha Insights Corp. a $2 million Space Technology Development Program contract to develop Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite on-board processing technology. In an earlier version of this story SpaceQ said that EarthDaily Analytics was awarded this contract. While technically true from the Canadian government perspective, the actual contract will eventually be awarded to SpaceAlpha Insights Corp. This is the result …

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Earth Observation industry is missing opportunities

European Space Agency Sentinel-2 Earth observation image of Vancouver, Canada July 29, 2019

Industry representatives came together at the GeoIgnite virtual conference for a very frank conversation on the business of optical-based Earth Observation (EO) and radar-based Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) on April 22nd at the “Spatial Finance, New Markets for Earth Observation” panel. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE …

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Earth observation experts welcome budget funding, outline their own suggestions

First engineering image captured by an RCM satellite with Google Map for reference

Earth observations in Canada will require a next-generation synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and further integration of data products to keep up with the growing needs for monitoring the country, according to a panel of geospatial directors at the virtual GeoIgnite conference. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE …

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2021 Canadian federal budget contains funding for earth observation

Canadian Space Agency planned spending 2021-22

The 2021 federal budget contains many initiatives to help businesses, but when looking at the space sector there is only item that clearly targets an initiative that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is leading, and that's space-based earth observation. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Wyvern signs contracts for data from three hyperspectral satellites

AAC Clyde Space Epic 6U platform to be used for Wyvern

Edmonton based Earth observation startup Wyvern has signed a contract with AAC Clyde Space that will secure the rights to the data from three hyperspectral satellites that will be built and owned by AAC Clyde Space. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Wyvern hyperspectral technology garners contract from Defence Research and Development Canada

Wyvern hyperspectral technology

Edmonton-based space startup Wyvern has received an initial $155,000 to create a feasibility study for Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) on how satellite-based hyperspectral imaging could benefit Canadian defence. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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