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news 2018-03-13T11:46:44+00:00
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 [...]

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 inte [...]

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 [...]

109, 2017

Houston flooding captured by Deimos-1 and Deimos-2

September 1st, 2017|

Deimos-1 and Deimos-2 captured the catastrophic flooding that Harvey caused in the Greater Houston metropolitan area. The image above, captured by Deimos-1, shows the entire city. The video below shows the Greater Houston area captured by Deimos-1 before and after the devastation caused by Harvey. The images were processed combining the near infrared, red an [...]

308, 2017

Synergistic tipping & cueing with Deimos-1 and Deimos-2 to monitor Larsen C Ice Shelf

August 3rd, 2017|

Following the recent developments in the Antarctica, Deimos Imaging launched a campaign to monitor the Larsen C Ice Shelf and the freshly calved A68 iceberg with  Deimos-1 and Deimos-2 . In this campaign, a synergistic tipping and queuing was carried out, collecting information and coordinating activities between Deimos Imaging’s sensors. Thanks to its wide [...]

2807, 2017

Happy birthday Deimos-1!

July 28th, 2017|

Our Earth Observation satellite, Deimos-1, is celebrating its eighth successful year in orbit! Deimos-1, the first Spanish Earth Observation satellite, 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 43,000 times and captured more than 41,000 images. The range of serv [...]

2007, 2017

Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf & A68 iceberg captured by Deimos-1

July 20th, 2017|

Deimos-1 captured Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf and the trillion-ton iceberg calved last week, A68, July 14 and July 18. As an article published in BBC about this topic indicates, "it is not easy getting pictures of the Antarctic at this time of year because of the long winter nights and because of cloud cover." The satellites acquiring imagery from the [...]

1107, 2017

UrtheCast and Esri partner in bringing imagery to life in ArcGIS

July 11th, 2017|

Madrid, Spain, July 11, 2017 UrtheCast Corp. and its subsidiary, the Earth Observation company Deimos Imaging, today announce a broad partnership with Esri, starting with a new UrtheCast imagery service which is powered by Esri: Kanvas.  The service will enable all Esri users to access timely, reliable and quality assured imagery, directly into their apps an [...]

3006, 2017

Happy Canada’s 150th Birthday from space!

June 30th, 2017|

It is believed that prehistoric hunters crossed the Bering Strait from Asia, reaching the land of today’s Canada some 40,000-30,000 years ago. Europeans started exploring and claiming these territories 500 years ago. Back then, only First Nations people lived there. Yet, they had at least 53 different languages. Canada was a multicultural land back then, and [...]

1906, 2017

Happy birthday Deimos-2!

June 19th, 2017|

Our Very-High Resolution Earth Observation (EO) satellite Deimos-2 is celebrating its third successful year in orbit, today! Deimos-2 was launched aboard a Dnepr rocket from Russia’s Yasny spaceport on June 19, 2014. Since then, it has turned around the Earth more than 16,000 times and captured over 180,000 valid images. The range of services currently offer [...]