Space and Data

Data Space Uses

Space infrastructure has the space element, which includes the satellites orbiting Earth and the ground elements such as ground receiving stations and data facilities. We use this infrastructure to provide us with data from space that has a variety of uses in our daily lives. Most commonly understood is satellite television where we receive television channels directly to our homes and allow for on the scene reporting such as sports or emergencies.

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Why Space Data Is The New Big Data

Space Data is about to get big. Thanks to the growing sophistication and falling cost of satellites, more businesses than ever are looking to the “final frontier” for insights which can be put to use here on Earth.

That’s the conclusion of a report that has just been published by Sparks & Honey. The trend forecasters surveyed thought leaders from around the globe on what the billions of dollars’ worth of private investment pouring into space projects would mean for industry on this planet.

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CLIP – A Day Without Space

Published on Apr 18, 2010

What would happen if we lost the use of satellites? A very cool animation based on a study in which collaborated US Air Force Space Command experts, NASA scientists and professors at the Washington University.

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Data Space Uses

Data Space Uses

Data Space Uses   Space infrastructure has the space element, which includes the satellites orbiting Earth and the ground elements such as ground receiving stations and data facilities. We use this infrastructure to provide us with data from space that has a...

Innovation on the final frontier – Mining Asteroids in Space

Innovation on the final frontier – Mining Asteroids in Space

Let's work together For most, an area much smaller than the surface of the planet Earth is considered home. For many, Earth is their favourite planet – as I once heard an astronaut say at an astrobiology conference. But for those few who feel a curiosity, an affinity...

Africa2Moon – Designed to inspire the youth of developing nations

Africa2Moon – Designed to inspire the youth of developing nations

The program’s primary objective will be... To provide a series of public participation and scientific missions, over a multi-year period, culminating in a final Mission to the Moon. This mission will transmit data from the surface of the moon to micro satellites in...