Astrium to provide new satellite imagery for Google Maps and Google Earth

  • Astrium Services has entered into an agreement with Google Inc. to provide high-resolution satellite imagery in support of Google Maps, Google Earth and other Google products and services  
  • Astrium Services will deliver imagery from its Pléiades and SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellite constellation, offering updated imagery products at resolution up to 50cm

September 12, 2013 - Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Google Inc. to provide satellite imagery in support of Google Maps, Google Earth and other Google products and services. Under this agreement, Astrium Services will provide newly acquired imagery from its Pléiades and SPOT satellites.

Pléiades 1A and 1B are Europe’s first very high-resolution Earth-observation satellites, offering exceptional performance to support both commercial and government markets with 50cm resolution imagery products. The SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 constellation, operated in conjunction with Pléiades, offers 1.5m resolution imagery products and is uniquely capable of mapping continent-wide areas.

This four-satellite constellation makes Astrium Services the first satellite operator in the world to offer a complete range of Earth-observation data at different resolutions (from medium to very high-resolution), an image collection capacity of up to 6.5 million square kilometers each day and the ability to image every point of the globe on a daily basis.

With this agreement, Astrium demonstrates again its unique ability to meet the increasing demand for imagery to support the online mapping and location-based services markets.

Through its GEO-Information business, Astrium Services is recognized as one of the leaders in the geo-spatial information market, not least thanks to the now fully integrated skills and resources of the former Spot Image and Infoterra. The company provides decision-makers with complete solutions enabling them to increase security, boost agricultural performance, maximize oil & gas or mining operations, improve their management of natural resources, and protect the environment. It has exclusive access to data from the SPOT, TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X and Pléiades satellites, coupled with a complete range of space-based data allowing it to offer an unrivalled scope of Earth observation products and services. This extensive portfolio covers the entire geo-information supply chain, from the generation of images to the provision of high added-value information to end-users.

By leveraging the synergies and expertise available across the whole of Astrium Services, its GEO-Information teams develop innovative, yet competitive, custom-made solutions based on the combination and integration of Earth observation, navigation and high-end telecommunications.

Contact: 
Dr. Fabienne Grazzini   
Operational Marketing
GEO-Information Division 

Astrium Services
5 rue des Satellites, BP 14359
F-31030 Toulouse Cedex 4 – France
Tel: +33 (0) 5 62 19 41 19 | Fax: +33 (0) 5 62 19 42 54 | Mobile: +33 (0) 6 76 08 39 72
fabienne.grazzini@astrium.eads.net
www.astrium-geo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pl



Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Jobs
Business Development Manager for ESRI at Redlands, California
Geographic Information System (GIS) Coordinator for Lassen County Personnel & Risk Management at Susanville, California
Back-End Product Engineer - ArcGIS Urban for ESRI at Redlands, California
ArcGIS Online Product Engineer for REST API for ESRI at Redlands, California
Business Analyst - eCommerce for ESRI at Redlands, California
ArcGIS Maps for SharePoint Product Engineer for ESRI at Redlands, California
Upcoming Events
Spectral Sessions at United States - Jan 27, 2021
Coastal GeoTools 2021 at 2234 South Hobson Ave Charleston SC - Feb 8 - 11, 2021
Milipol Asia-Pacific 2021 at Singapore - Mar 23 - 25, 2021
University of Denver GIS Masters Degree Online



© 2021 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
670 Aberdeen Way, Milpitas, CA 95035
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise