The Pléiades 1 constellation (or at least part of it!) has been in orbit since December 2011 and if you have not had a chance to check out any sample imagery, take a few moments and have a look at … Read more
This map shows the areas imaged by Pléiades 1A from September 1 to December 31, 2012 over Central America (in dark blue). Please note that in many instances, multiple images were collected over the same area which is impossible to… Read more
After focusing on a set of hard to classify renewable energy technologies in the last News Snippets, this month I turn my attention to advances in wind power. Sandia National Laboratories is exploring vertical-axis wind turbines for offshore energy … Read more
Pléiades 1A was joined in space by its twin, Pléiades 1B, during December which means a doubling of collection capacity and daily revisits for the high-resolution satellite constellation in the coming months. Keep your eyes on future editions of The … Read more
Pléiades One Day: a high-profile operation on July 4, 2012 to demonstrate Pléiades 1A’s exceptional daily acquisition capability.
Pléiades 1A was tasked to perform 45 acquisitions using different or conflicting scenarios, including 2 persistent surveillance acquisitions of 12 consecutive images. … Read more