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Oct 8

Release of ESA’s New Space Weather Platform Developed by SPACEBEL

A year after its successful final acceptance, the new version of the Space Weather portal  substantially “made by SPACEBEL” was officially released at the beginning of October 2020. Space weather refers to disturbances in Space environment conditions mainly due to … Continue reading

Sep 3

VEGA Back in Business… with Remarkable SPACEBEL Contribution

The sixteenth VEGA launch named VV16, took place on September 3rd 2020 at 3:51:10 AM CET time from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Watch the video of the latest successful flight of ESA’s launcher on https://www.esa.int/ESA_Multimedia/ESA_Web_TV or https://www.arianespace.com/ For over … Continue reading

Aug 17

SPACEBEL Cooperating with the University of Luxembourg to Promote the European Copernicus Programme

Well acquainted with the use of Copernicus data and member of the Copernicus Relays Network, SPACEBEL has been invited, in cooperation with the Competence Centre of the University of Luxembourg, to contribute to the development of two MOOCs (Massive Open … Continue reading

Aug 6

ScanWorld, a SPACEBEL Star in the Hyperspectral Imaging Firmament

Trending quality newspapers in Europe and the United States have already picked up the news regarding the recent launch of ScanWorld, our innovative spin-off company set up in cooperation with SRIW, the regional investment company of Wallonia (Belgium): L’Echo – … Continue reading

Jul 16

SPACEBEL EO Related Standards Receiving Worldwide Recognition

For many years, SPACEBEL has been a valued member of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international consortium of companies, government institutions, research centres and universities involved in the development and promotion of open standards for geospatial and location based services. Have … Continue reading

Jun 30

SPACEBEL Honouring Asteroid Day with a Hera “Selfie”

Asteroid Day, the yearly UN endorsed global awareness campaign day on asteroids – i.e. ancient Space rocks left over from the formation of the Solar System and scattered across the Universe – will be celebrated on June 30th in commemoration … Continue reading

Jun 30

A New Chapter in the Belgian Success Story Proba-V

Launched on May 7th 2013 from Kourou, ESA’s vegetation watcher Proba-V is to bow out of its global operational duties on June 30th 2020. This small spacecraft “made in Belgium” and fully equipped with SPACEBEL software – on-board software, ground … Continue reading

Jun 23

SPACEBEL Participating in ESA’s ICT4Forest Project

The European ICT4Forest project – Dynamic Monitoring and Management Services for Forest in which SPACEBEL is closely involved has recently been kicked off. The overall idea of this new project is to set up a dynamic and autonomous monitoring service … Continue reading

Jun 16

Positive Outcome for the EC DataBio Project – with Significant SPACEBEL Participation

Started in January 2017, the European funded H2020 DataBio project (Grant Agreement nr 732064) with SPACEBEL as leader of the Earth Observation and Geospatial Data & Services has recently come to an end. Based on big data technologies, DataBio aims … Continue reading

Jun 4

A new ALTIUS Contract for SPACEBEL

ALTIUS (Atmospheric Limb Tracker for the Investigation of the Upcoming Stratosphere) will be ESA’s new mission to monitor ozone in the stratosphere. The ALTIUS satellite will detect the composition and concentration of greenhouse gases in order to assess the impact … Continue reading