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Turkey, first images of the earthquake by the...
The images acquired by the Pleiades satellites under the Charter show the extent of the damage and are used to produce documented maps that are very useful to rescue teams in...News ObservationFebruary 13, 2023
Hurricane Matthew: The Charter activated in 5...
Friday October 7th, an extremely destructive and long-lived hurricane made his landfall over the United States coasts. The climatic monster wrought widespread destruction and...News Observation General public, InstitutionalOctober 7, 2016
Press Release: Pleiades satellites return their...
Two days after the earthquake that struck Nepal, the Pleiades satellites, developed by CNES, have captured an image of the capital city, Kathmandu. The satellites were tasked...News ObservationApril 29, 2015
Second Pléiades satellite to launch 1 December
1 December, a year after the launch of Pléiades-1A, Pléiades-1B will join its twin satellite in orbit at an altitude of 694 km. The Soyuz launcher is set to lift off from the...News Observation InstitutionalSeptember 17, 2012
First Pléiades satellite to launch 16 December
The first of the 2 Pléiades satellites is set to be orbited on 16 December by a Soyuz launcher from the Guiana Space Centre, ushering in a new generation of Earth imagery to add...News Observation InstitutionalDecember 7, 2011
Pléiades and ELISA satellites successfully...
The Russian Soyuz launcher successfully completed its second flight from French Guiana, orbiting the Pléiades, ELISA and SSOT satellites today.News Observation InstitutionalAugust 15, 2011
The 10 FIFA World Cup venues viewed by Spot Image
11 june 2010 South Africa is hosting the FIFA World Cup from 11 June to 11 July, the first on the African continent. To mark the occasion, Spot Image is taking the high ground to...News Observation InstitutionalJune 10, 2010
1st Pleiades telescope in sight
With delivery of the 1st Pleiades telescope set for 31 July, the ORFEO Earth-observation programme is advancing apace. The French-built optical component of this system will...News Observation InstitutionalAugust 1, 2008
Spot at 20
20 years ago, the Spot adventure—which has orbited 5 satellites and acquired over 10 million images of our planet—began. 22 February 1986, the launch of Spot 1 marked the...News Observation InstitutionalFebruary 21, 2006