Infinite Space, Big Data: Bringing Data from Outer Space to Earth
12th December, 2019
Satellites: their applications, both on earth and in orbit, continue to expand. One such field is the earth observation solutions business, a market on the ascendant. With some 700 units in orbit, observational satellites collect data invaluable to formulating disaster plans and forest conservation, among other use cases. But we’re only at the frontier as to what this data can do. Many expect that this information could be used in business fields such as agriculture: possibilities that, until now, seemed as distant as outer space.