News tagged with space sensors

Scanning Earth, saving lives

A high-speed camera for monitoring vegetation from space and combating famine in Africa is being adapted to spot changes in human skin cells, invisible to the naked eye, to help diagnose skin diseases like cancer.

dateMar 06, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Radar sensors support parking management

Siemens is researching the use of sensor networks in an advanced parking management solution that will hopefully counter the increasing parking space crisis in cities. The online magazine Pictures of the Future reports about ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Engineering
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High-tech hitchhikers

Ready for launch tomorrow, Alphasat – Europe's largest telecommunications satellite – will serve as a testbed for advanced space technologies at the same time as it works on its day job as part of the Inmarsat satellite ...

dateJul 25, 2013 in Space Exploration
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