About this blog & article list

Welcome to satelliteobservation.net! On this site, you will find in-depth content about the Earth Observation industry and the changes it is going through. For day-to-day news, I also have a twitter account here that you can follow.

 

The articles on national reconnaissance systems are:

For the United States

History of the US reconnaissance system

History of the US high-altitude SIGINT system

A radiotelescope in the sky: the USA-202 ORION satellite

For China

The Chinese maritime surveillance system

The Yaogan-30 high-revisit constellation

GF-11: How do you say KENNEN in Chinese?

For France

France’s new space defense strategy

History of the French reconnaissance system

Space Situational Awareness news from the Paris Airshow

Space & Defence policy speech by the French Minister of the Armed Forces

French generals discuss military space

Hearing of the French Joint Commander for Space

For other countries/institutions

A new German space policy?

Everything you wanted to know about Copernicus

 

Articles on commercial solutions/plans are:

The Airbus Very High Resolution constellation

Safran’s high-performance imager for cubesats

Airbus’ SAR strategy

 

The articles on Signal Intelligence satellites are:

Signal intelligence 101: SIGINT targets

History of the US high-altitude SIGINT system

A radiotelescope in the sky: the USA-202 ORION satellite

The Chinese maritime surveillance system

The Yaogan-30 high-revisit constellation

 

 

Prospective articles on the future of earth observation are:

The Future of Optical Earth Observation

What do users really want, anyway?

Persistent Surveillance

Smallsat constellations

High-altitude Pseudosatellites, the future of Earth observation?

 

The articles touching on warfare in space are:

Contested Space I: Threats

Contested space II: Countermeasures

France’s new space defense strategy

Space Situational Awareness news from the Paris Airshow

Space & Defence policy speech by the French Minister of the Armed Forces

 

Article on launchers are:

Ariane 6 and beyond

CNES’ director of launchers talks reusable rockets

 

Other articles are:

A database of observation satellites

Observing satellites

Detecting hypersonics

 

 

Good reading!

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