Norway’s Intention to Build and Operate Communication Systems for the Artic Areas Warmer climate and a desire to utilise natural resources, has led to an increased activity in the Arctic and the near Arctic areas, and similarly, the need for adequate communication has also increased. Today the communication systems are not the best. […]
The Laser- Fifty Years
From Curiosity to Everybody’s Property
Lasers for Earth Observation
The device’s ability to measure distances, to detect compositions in the atmosphere and transmitting data has provided possibilities to use lasers for a number of tasks connected to the earth observation fields. Several existing and new satellites use the system, and the sensitivity and accuracy are steadily increasing.
Monitoring the Shipping Traffic from Space
Tracking Ships From ISS
Norwegian Monitoring Equipment at Place in the Space Station
Broadband for everybody
The society’s demand for broadband access at all times and everywhere have forced the satellite operators to develop satellites and techniques that can deliver these services at the necessary speed and at competitive prices.
Demonstration mission for advanced rendezvous and formation flying technologies and sensors
SCISAT: Canada’s scientific satellite mission
From dawn to twilight.
How altimetry works
Altimetry measurements are acquired by an altimeter on a non-synchronous satellite in a repeating low-Earth orbit designed to ﬂy over the same points at regular intervals.