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Witnessing the Destruction of Mariupol from Space

Before the invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine, the city of Mariupol was a steel and machine-building centre stretching along the Sea of Azov, at the mouth of the Kalmius and Kalchik rivers. Today, Mariupol has become the hottest spot in the Donetsk region and is one of the most tragic pages in the chronicle […]Read More

#EUSpace4Ukraine: Call for Aid Workers and Innovators

The #EUSpace4Ukraine initiative was launched last month and continues to collect challenges and solutions. Next week EUSPA is organising a matchmaking webinar between NGOs/aid workers and innovators/app developers working on space based solutions. Aid Workers and Innovators Unite to Help Ukraine  #EUSpace4Ukraine is a new open platform, which aims to match innovators with NGOs and […]Read More

150,000 Active Users and an Office in Ukraine – The

For more than two months we have been reporting on the news and applications of space data during the war. One of the topics is the work of SpaceX’s Starlink in Ukraine. This article is the third in our series. Starlink in Ukraine. What happened so far? On February 26 the Minister of Digital Transformation […]Read More

How Space May Help Save the 2022 Agriculture Season in

The war in Ukraine not only causes humanitarian crises and catastrophes. The invasion by Russian troops is having a significant impact on global food security too. Ukraine is the fourth largest producer and exporter of agricultural goods in the world. Much of the region, if not the world, depends on agriculture in Ukraine, farmers being […]Read More

Observing Chernobyl from Space

Since the beginning of the invasion of Russian troops we have been writing about the use of satellite data to support the people of Ukraine. From a list of companies that provide satellite imagery, to an overview of satellite images of destroyed cities, we collect all these stories on a special page. In this article, […]Read More

#EUSpace4Ukraine Initiative: Opportunities for Helpers and Innovators

This week, the European Union Agency for the Space Programme EUSPA introduced its new open #EUSpace4Ukraine platform. This new platform aims to match innovators with NGOs and other helpers, to provide technological solutions for humanitarian support for the Ukrainian people. The platform, its capabilities and future activities were discussed during the webinar EU Space for […]Read More

The Latest News about Starlink in Ukraine

A few weeks ago we reported about Starlink in Ukraine. In our article we followed how SpaceX quickly responded to a Ukrainian government call on Twitter to help keep the internet working in strategic locations in war-struck Ukraine. The invasion of Russian troops into the territory of Ukraine is accompanied by a huge stream of […]Read More

Satellite images reveal the horrors of war (UPD)

This weekend, the world saw horrific footage of cities just outside Kyiv, abandoned earlier by Russian troops. Much of this footage was taken by journalists and representatives of the Ukrainian authorities. Footage from the city of Bucha shocked the world. There is a lot of work to be done to gather evidence and bring the […]Read More