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Airbus Defence and Space & OneWeb create OneWeb Satellites company

Airbus Defence and Space and OneWeb, which is building a new global satellite communications system, announced the creation of OneWeb Satellites.

The new joint venture(OneWeb Satellites), equally owned by Airbus Defence and Space and OneWeb, will design and build the 900 satellites of the OneWeb constellation, which will offer high-speed internet with global coverage. The new...
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ESA selects Airbus Defence and Space for two new Sentinel-2 satellites

Airbus Defence and Space has signed a contract, worth around 285 million euros with the European Space Agency (ESA) to deliver two further optical satellites for the European Copernicus programme.

As part of the Sentinel-2 Earth observation satellite system, these two new models, called “Sentinel-2C” and “Sentinel-2D”, will observe the environment and land surfaces and continue from...
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Kelly Bros first to invest in Trimble MX7 imaging system

KOREC announces that Kelly Bros, a contractor in the road marking industry, has become the first company in the UK and Ireland to invest in a Trimble MX7 imaging system.

Released at the end of 2015, the Trimble MX7 can be mounted on a range of vehicles and is the latest addition to Trimble distributor...
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How satellite imagery helps protect UNESCO World Heritage sites

European Space Imaging (EUSI) released a new case study outlining the success of using satellite imagery to help protect UNESCO World Heritage sites this week.

Working together with experts at the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) they explain what high-quality satellite data reveals about the situation on the ground at...
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