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Launch your own satellite with ESA’s Copernicus Masters Challenge

France: European Space Agency (ESA) has opened another year of Copernicus Masters Challenge, a platform that provides participants a chance to launch their own satellite into space. In this task, each team will be granted with 1 million euros for satellite designing and development…(Read more)

Teledyne reports dip in Q1 earnings, sales goes up by 6.7%

US: Teledyne Technologies on Thursday reported a 6.7% increase in company’s first quarter sales that was $530.5 million for Q1 in 2016. However, the net income for the first quarter this year was $30.5 million, whereas the same for the first quarter of 2016 was $39.0 million…(Read more)

UrtheCast announces Q1 results; revenue goes up by 38%

Canada: UrtheCast on Friday announces its first quarter results for the year 2017. The company has reported an increase in revenue by 38% at $2.6 million due to higher Earth Observation (EO) imagery sales and higher engineering services revenues…(Read more)

Velodyne announces solid-state automotive LiDAR system

US: Velodyne has announced a solid-state automotive LiDAR ranging system that will be released in test kits later this year. The company has also announced to mass produce these LiDAR systems by 2018 at its San Jose, California-based megafactory. The estimated price per unit is in the hundreds of dollars…(Read more)

3D Laser Mapping announces two appointments in Africa

South Africa: Global geospatial technology specialist, 3D Laser Mapping, has announced two appointments ahead of its new product launch in the African mining and minerals division. The new additions also follow a period of strong sales in the mining market with the company’s automated monitoring system, SiteMonitor4D…(Read more)


India’s ‘priceless gift’ to the neighbouring countries, South Asia satellite to be launched today

South Asia Satellite launch

Kathmandu, November 26, 2014. When leaders of the South Asian region at 18th SAARC summit agreed to develop collective space capacity, India took the lead emphasizing on the idea of a SAARC satellite that will help the region to work for the development and welfare of people…(Read more)


What are the benefits of South Asia Satellite?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has envisaged the satellite as a ‘gift’ to increase regional cooperation outside the SAARC framework. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will attempt to launch the GSLV F09 mission. It will be the ninth flight of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)…(See here)