Germany: The International Charter has been activated by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). They will be use RapidEye imagery for the Japan earthquake disaster analysis and helping relief and governmental agencies who need it.
The German Space Agency (DLR) is part of the International Charter and Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI), DLR, contacted RapidEye for the imagery, according to the RapidEye Press statement.
Meanwhile, the company announced that Fugro NPA Ltd. has signed an agreement with RapidEye to be its first reseller in the UK covering the territories of Britain and Ireland. John Ahlrichs, Vice President of RapidEye said, “Fugro NPA’s long history supporting the British market in addition to their leading role as a geospatial centre of excellence with the Fugro Group will increase availability and use of our imagery worldwide.”