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1508, 2018

UrtheCast and Land O’Lakes, Inc. Announce Term Sheet for Purchase of Geosys

August 15th, 2018|

Acquisition will create a unique, fully integrated imagery data and geoanalytics solution in the agribusiness industry. VANCOUVER, August 14, 2018 -- UrtheCast Corp. (TSX: UR) (“UrtheCast”) and Land O’Lakes, Inc. ("Land O'Lakes") today announced they have entered a binding term sheet for the purchase of Geosys Technology Holding LLC ("Geosys"), a wholly owne [...]

2907, 2018

Happy Anniversary Deimos-1!

July 29th, 2018|

The first Spanish Earth Observation satellite, Deimos-1, is celebrating its ninth successful year in orbit today. Deimos-1 was launched aboard a Dnepr rocket from Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome on July 29, 2009. Since then, it has turned around the Earth more than 48,300 times and captured more than 45,600 images. The range of services currently offered by Dei [...]

1307, 2018

UrtheCast Subsidiary Deimos Imaging and Partners Awarded Multi-Million Euro ESA Contract

July 13th, 2018|

Airbus-led consortium to provide European Union with seamless satellite-based coverage of Europe at unprecedented scale and speed Madrid, Spain, July 13, 2018 UrtheCast Corp. (TSX: UR) ("UrtheCast" or the "Company") and its subsidiary, the Earth Observation company Deimos Imaging, announced today that they have been awarded a multi-million Euro contract thr [...]

1406, 2018

The FIFA World Cup 2018 from space

June 14th, 2018|

Hosting the World Cup, like the Olympic Games, encourages a great deal of developmental changes in the host countries with several stadiums and support infrastructures being constructed and renovated ahead of the events. The FIFA World Cup this summer is no different and Russia has invested heavily in building new stadiums and refurbishing existing facilitie [...]

1905, 2018

UrtheCast Signs Credit Agreement for US$142 Million Credit Facility

May 19th, 2018|

UrtheCast Corp. (TSX: UR) ("UrtheCast" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding credit agreement (the "Credit Agreement") for the previously announced US$142 million senior secured credit facility (the "UrtheDaily Facility") with UrtheDaily Funding L.P., as the initial lender. The proceeds from the UrtheDaily Facility will [...]

1605, 2018

Deimos Imaging awarded contract exceeding USD $2,6M by the Brazilian Ministry of Defence

May 16th, 2018|

Madrid, Spain, and Vancouver, Canada - May 15th, 2018 UrtheCast Corp. (TSX: UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) and its subsidiary, the Earth Observation company Deimos Imaging SLU (“Deimos Imaging”), announced today that Deimos Imaging has entered into a contract with the Brazilian Ministry of Defence’s Aeronautics Command (COMAER) exceeding $2.6 million US [...]

2304, 2018

Deimos Imaging awarded GSA Contract

April 23rd, 2018|

Deimos Imaging and UrtheCast have been awarded a GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 070 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the procurement arm of the federal government. This is the first time that a European company in Earth observation services has been awarded such a contract in the U.S., making Deimos Imaging's full portfolio of [...]

1704, 2018

EO-ALERT: Next Generation Satellite Processing Chain for Rapid Civil Alerts

April 17th, 2018|

The EO-ALERT project is a European Union research activity, with the aim of achieving very high throughput and very low latency in the delivery of Earth observation images and image products. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 776311. The partners of the project [...]

1302, 2018

Analytic Imagery Solutions Broaden Possibilities in Antarctic Monitoring and Exploration

February 13th, 2018|

Encompassing over 5 million square miles, the Antarctic continent is the world’s largest wilderness area and the only continent without a native human population on the Earth. Antarctica is currently claimed by seven nations, but 53 countries have signed the Antarctic Treaty System (ATC) since it opened for signature in 1959. This treaty sets aside Antarcti [...]

902, 2018

Olympics from orbit: main stadiums and venues captured by Deimos-2

February 9th, 2018|

The 2018 Winter Olympics have arrived! In total 13 venues located in PyeongChang and in the neighboring city of Gangneung will be used during the two week sporting spectacle. Here's what some of the main sites look like from the orbit of Deimos-2: The Olympic Stadium, where the opening ceremony is soon to be held. The Olympic Village. The Olympic Sliding [...]

802, 2018

North Korea’s military parade seen by Deimos-2

February 8th, 2018|

Deimos-2 captured Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung Square during today's military parade that marked the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Korean People's Army. This event is normally held in April and this was the first time in 40 years it had been given a February date, which has reportedly been seen as a setback to the warming of ties over the Olympics ki [...]

702, 2018

Deimos-2 captured the EO industry getting off to a strong start of 2018!

February 7th, 2018|

The Earth Observation industry got off to a strong start in 2018, with 5 successful launches of EO satellites during January and 2 more during the first days of February. The launch of Falcon Heavy on February 6, put the icing on the cake to an exciting beginning of the year for the space industry. To celebrate it, we bring you a bunch of Deimos-2 images sho [...]

602, 2018

North Korea captured by Deimos-2 amid preparations for a military parade

February 6th, 2018|

Deimos-2 captured Pyongyang as preparations for a possible military parade continue in North Korea's capital. A large-scale military parade marking the founding of the Korean People’s Army is expected to take place there on February 8, just one the day before the start of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. The first image, captured today, February 6, shows [...]

1501, 2018

“Miranda” – an R&D project to boost productivity

January 15th, 2018|

Deimos Imaging is developing "Miranda", a project co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund to research and develop a platform providing access to satellite imagery for precision agriculture. The aims are to promote technical development, innovation and research while developing a new approach to distribute imagery that helps to boost productivity [...]

2112, 2017

UrtheCast and SIIS sign agreement for the global distribution of their respective portfolios

December 21st, 2017|

UrtheCast Corp. and its subsidiary, the Earth Observation company Deimos Imaging, today announced the signing of an agreement with SI Imaging Services (“SIIS”), a leading provider of remote sensing satellite data and exclusive worldwide marketing and sales representative of the KOMPSAT series, for the mutual global distribution of their respective product po [...]

512, 2017

UrtheCast Announces Committed Revenue Backlog for UrtheDaily™ Constellation in Excess of C$100 Million

December 5th, 2017|

Multi-year revenue commitments support development of disruptive, best-in-class UrtheDailyTM Constellation Vancouver, December 5th, 2017 - UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) ("UrtheCast" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce it has now signed binding data subscription agreements for the UrtheDailyTM Constellation totalling in excess of C$100M. Consisting of three [...]

512, 2017

UrtheCast and Twenty First Aerospace Technology Sign a Strategic Partnership for UrtheDaily™ Constellation in China

December 5th, 2017|

UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) ("UrtheCast" or the "Company"),  and Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Co. Ltd (“21AT”), China’s largest independent commercial satellite operator and non-governmental investor in remote sensing satellite systems, today announced a long-term strategic partnership to acquire geospatial data from the UrtheDailyTM Constellation, [...]

412, 2017

UrtheCast and Beijing Space View Technology Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement for the global distribution of their respective portfolios

December 4th, 2017|

UrtheCast Corp. and its subsidiary, the Earth Observation company Deimos Imaging, today announced the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement with Beijing Space View Technology Co. Ltd. (“Space View”), a leading provider of remote sensing satellite data and geospatial information services based in China, for the mutual global distribution of their respe [...]

2010, 2017

UrtheCast and e-GEOS collaborate to offer unique optical and SAR products

October 20th, 2017|

UrtheCast Corp., its subsidiary Deimos Imaging and e-GEOS (a company owned by Telespazio and the Italian Space Agency) today announced a strategic partnership to offer a unique combination of joint optical and radar sensors with ground stations. The collaboration will allow observation of the Earth day and night, regardless of weather conditions, and is int [...]

1309, 2017

Aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida captured by Deimos-1

September 13th, 2017|

Deimos-1 is monitoring the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and captured South Florida yesterday, September 12th. The image above, captured by Deimos-1, shows the entire city. In addition, the video below shows the south-easternmost part of  the Miami-Dade County, South Florida,  captured by Deimos-1 before and after the devastation caused by Irma. The images o [...]