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Earth Observation Satellite Market About to Boom

Space-based Earth Observation

OTTAWA - The Earth observation satellite services market is about to boom, but more needs to be done to help Canadian companies get a share of this prosperity. That was the takeaway from the Space Bound 2022 conference session, “Industry Perspectives On The Critical Role And Growing Market For Earth Observation.” The conference was hosted by Space Canada October17-19, 2022 at Ottawa’s Bayview Yards. This …

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Skywatch Introduces New EarthCache-X Featuring SAR, Hyperspectral, and Aerial Imagery

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Waterloo-based Skywatch is aiming to be a one-stop shop for Earth observation data. On a path in trying to achieve that goal, they’ve announced a new product, EarthCache-X. 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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Metaspectral to test hyperspectral payload on the ISS

Metaspectral

Vancouver-based Metaspectral is sending a hyperspectral imaging payload to the International Space Station in early 2023. Working with HySpeed Computing and Nanoracks, they’ll be there to test and improve hyperspectral data analysis using deep learning algorithms and neural networks. They’re also there to prove that Metaspectral’s compression tech can solve a big problem with hyperspectral imaging: the pictures are enormous—but the bandwidth is not. This …

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