Earth Observation: Space for Ukraine
From the first days of the invasion of Russian troops into the territory of Ukraine, we have written about the possibilities of using satellite data technologies to support the people of Ukraine. This week marks three months since the beginning of the war.
Space for Ukraine: the Latest News about Satellite Data Technology During the War
Restoring Connections: Starlink in Ukraine
One of the topics we keep an eye on is the work of Starlink in Ukraine. Satellite internet provided by Elon Musk’s SpaceX helps restore communication in damaged regions of Ukraine. A Starlink office opened in Ukraine last month.
The Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, Mykhailo Fedorov, constantly shares how mobile operators are restoring communication in the Kyiv region, through his social media channels.
Starlink is keeping Ukraine connected to the World
The Latest News about Starlink in Ukraine
150,000 Active Users and an Office in Ukraine – The Latest on Starlink in Ukraine
What is Happening with Starlink in Ukraine Now?
Observing Death from Space
Satellites continue to record the ongoing atrocities of the war. Ukrainian publications continue to report on the appearance of mass graves near areas of heavy fighting. Satellite images are often used as possible evidence of war crimes that may have happened here.
Witnessing the Destruction of Mariupol from Space
Satellite images reveal the horrors of war
Eyes on Ukraine: Satellite observations of the war in cities
Earlier this month it was reported that Russia was behind a massive cyberattack against a satellite internet network that took tens of thousands of modems offline at the onset of the war, officials from the United States, Britain, Canada, Estonia and the European Union said on Tuesday.
A month ago it was reported that Russia is jamming GPS satellite signals in Ukraine. Recently, we wrote that Elon Musk stated that Starlink continues to resist cyberattacks from Russia.
Agriculture and Space
The Ukrainian edition of Korrespondent.net, citing CNN, reports that a Russian ship had been spotted loading Ukrainian grain.
Meanwhile, the Guardian reports that wheat production in Ukraine is likely to be at least a third lower than in normal years, according to the analysis of satellite images of the country.
How Space May Help Save the 2022 Agriculture Season in Ukraine
How Can Space Help?
Shortly after the beginning of the war, EOS Data Analytics shared on their LinkedIn channel that they received numerous offers of support from the satellite technology community. EOS Data Analytics continues to urge businesses that can provide real-time SAR data and other satellite imagery capabilities to reach out to them.
Satellite Imagery Companies in Support of Ukraine
Recently, EOSDA signed a cooperation agreement with GEOSAT. EOSDA is a European EO satellite operator developing and delivering EO products in Ukraine and other regions of the World. The strategic partnership between EOSDA and GEOSAT 2 will contribute to the enhancement of Ukraine’s space intelligence capabilities and the improvement of quality space data collection.
Please find more opportunities to contribute via the links below:
#EUSpace4Ukraine: Call for Aid Workers and Innovators
ESA Funding Opportunity: Space in Response to Humanitarian Crises
Have your say: Opportunities for you to get involved on the Groundstation platform
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