Satellites for Climate Checks Get Boost in Demand After Durban Talks

Bloomberg: Brazilian deforestation and melting polar ice caps are feeding a boom in demand in the $2.1 billion market for satellite data, images and services used to monitor the planet. More images means more satellites and that need has spurred the development of the European Space Agency’s Vega rocket, which lifted off from Kourou, French Guiana, today at about 7 a.m. local time to release nine satellites into orbit on its maiden flight. “We’re adding this smaller brother to our launchers as there is......

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