Brandenburg, Germany: RapidEye bagged a multimillion euro contract with the European Space Agency (ESA). “This contract is for a full coverage of Europe.” said Dr. Marcus Apel, Market Manager for European Governments at RapidEye. “We are looking forward to a successful completion of this project and the opportunity to demonstrate within the European Community the quality and speed with which RapidEye can complete such a mission.”
RapidEye will deliver 39 full country coverages over Europe in varying resolutions. ESA requested a delivery time line for the project which calls for one third of Europe by November this year and complete delivery by the end of 2012.