Chandrayaan-2 mission moves another step closer to the Moon after it successfully entered the lunar orbit, the official twitter handle of ISRO tweeted.
The first set of images of Earth captured by the Chandrayaan 2 moon-exploration program of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have been released. The tweets by ISRO’s official handle show the beautiful images taken on August 3rd. Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second foray to the Moon. It was launched on the 22nd of July using the Geosynchronous launch vehicle (GSLV- … Read More
Severe weather patterns have serious implications for air travel, but improvements in Earth observation and weather forecasting help airlines plan ahead. Airlines and passengers want to avoid flight delays and cancellations. Harsh weather poses a threat to this goal and it becomes impossible for some flights to take off or land on time. How do airlines use Earth observation systems … Read More
The Earth has lost more than half of its wetland extent since 1900. The satellite-based Wetland Observation Service (SWOS) is working to provide a data portal that will have real-world impacts, helping to track wetland degradation, identify pollution sources, and assess restoration strategies. Above: Landsat satellite image examples of the Sabkhat al Jabbulin in Syria, produced in the frame of … Read More