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Satellite Ground Solutions

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Ground Control Stations

  • Ground Control Station supports a single satellite or constellation of satellites and consists of:
  • System Control and Tasking Segment
  • Communications and Data Processing Segment
  • Geospatial Analysis Segment

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SCSGi – offer a range of download stations solutions to choose from

FarEarth Data Management and Archive

Order Entry, Data Reception, Catalog and Browse, Archive

  • FarEarth Data Management and Archive allows you to store and organize your geospatial data for easy access
  • A web based search interface allows searching from multiple locations
  • Enables an organization to manage its geospatial data efficiently across multiple storage areas

–Data Reception

  • Multi-media, Electronic (FTP)

–Flexible Search Interface

  • Sensor(s), Area of Interest,

Map Reference

–Product Indexing

  • Supports Hundreds of

Meta-data Formats

–Imagery Preview

  • Optical, Radar & Lidar

FarEarth Processing and Production

Order Entry, Data Reception, Image Processing, Catalog and Browse, Archive

  • FarEarth Processing and Production System provides end-to-end automation of an organization’s production workflows – from online orders to final information product delivery
  • System manages the complexity of workflow steps and makes it easier to develop automated production chains
  • Flexible workflow rules allow for the automatic production of imagery

–Processor Control

  • Workflow Configuration, Control of Processing System

–Production Monitoring

  • Monitoring and Visualization of Production Progress

–Data Ingestion

  • Common Meta-data Formats

–Product Archiving

  • Data Store Management, Index Statistics and Coverage Reporting
  • FarEarth Processing and Production System supports the automated generation of information products…

–Supports use of multiple satellites such as LANDSAT-8, MODIS, NPP, SPOT-6 and -7, Etc.

  • Algorithms trained to support other satellite sensors

–Information Modules

»Agriculture

»Change Detection

»Fire Detection

»Ship Monitoring

FarEarth Direct Reception Ground Station

  • Designed to Support Single or Multiple Satellite Missions

–Satellite Tasking and Collection, Direct Downlink, Catalog and Browse, Image Processing, Product Generation, Archive

FarEarth Direct Reception Ground Stations support single or multiple satellites and consists of:

  • System Control and Tasking Segment
  • Communications and Image Processing Segment
  • Geospatial Analysis Segment
  • Information Modules

System Control and Tasking Segment

  • SCT provides the capability to conduct daily, weekly and annual collection planning and tasking for a constellation of satellites

Mission Planning

  • Coordinate satellite access…

–30-Day Window Projections, 24-Hour Plan

–Satellite Conflict Resolution, Out-of-Contact                                Requirements

  • Manage collection requests, analysis tasking constraints, collection feasibility

Tasking Control

  • Develop tasking plans, perform satellite tasking, maintain satellite ephemeris data and sensor calibration data

System Administration

  • Tasking Segment equipped with sophisticated flight and scheduling software