Havelland district in Germany teams up with OroraTech to protect forests and predict wildfires in Brandenburg, Germany.
Canadian fire protection service SOPFEU collaborates with OroraTech to improve their fire detection system and monitor wildland fires from space.
Half a world away and far from the media spotlight, Mozambique was in flames too and has been suffering drastic forest loss since the turn of the century. Combined with agricultural expansion and development, fires have reduced this land’s tree cover by 3.52 million hectares – an area larger than Belgium.
After finishing the development of the FOREST payload, OroraTech travels to Glasgow to assemble the camera system into a CubeSat, that later will be launched into space.
Read about the different phases in satellite development OroraTech went through during their four final months of working on the FOREST mission.
FOREST stands for Forest Observation and Recognition Experimental Smallsat Thermal Detector – say that five times fast! The idea was to build a new generation hyperspectral thermal camera that is attached to a powerful processing unit.
New experts on board, first satellite launching, big things ahead – what have we been up to?