Space Products and Services

Governance, Education, and Infrastructure

California’s Rapid Fall into Water Bankruptcy

Space radar exposes the depth of California's water problems. [caption id="attachment_3543" align="alignright"]Satellite-provided radar data shows the sinking of land in California, resulting from the state's overuse of groundwater. Credit: Canadian…

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Saving Money with Old Rain Data

Satellite rainfall data might help Indian residents save money. A space program that ended in 2015 still provides money-saving data for researchers. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite collected…

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Globe-spanning Education Networks

World-class education services to rural and remote locations will continue to proliferate and stimulate economic development in those locations. The OECD’s Space 2030 recommends governments use satellites to provide services…

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Integrated Infrastructure

As we move into the future, space and the lifestyle media sector will become more closely linked. In the near future, movie companies may rely on satellites to distribute digital…

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Toll Booths Getting the Boot?

Europe is considering satellite navigation to enable an elimination of toll booths and increase road safety. The EU Commission envisions a toll system based on satellite navigation and mobile telecommunications…

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Growth in Earth Observation

Monitoring and managing land use via remote sensing satellites is likely to be increasingly important for local governments. Remote sensing data has been used for population estimation since 1960, but the…

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