Articles by: Io Aerospace

IO Aerospace on CPR News

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is set to launch MethaneSAT, a $90 million satellite designed to detect methane emissions globally with unprecedented precision. This technology is a game-changer because it can pinpoint methane hot-spots and identify under-reporting by countries. The EDF‘s satellite project builds upon their earlier efforts to measure […]

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Flying remote sensing missions

As the world becomes more interconnected and reliant on data, there is a growing need to make sense of all the information and knowledge that data offers us. With this, the demand for remote sensing capabilities is growing rapidly. To achieve a project’s goals and allow for mission scaling, those […]

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Pipeline Technology Journal on MethaneSAT

Game Changing Methane Monitoring Technology MethaneSAT, which is a collaborative American-New Zealand space mission, is scheduled for launch in January 2024. Led by the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund, this Earth observation satellite aims to monitor global methane emissions to combat climate change. In conjunction with MethaneSAT, MethaneAIR is currently tracking […]

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Missioning MethaneAIR 

With methane emissions being a significant contributor to climate change, the MethaneAIR mission will test sensor technology and acquire data to address methane gas emissions. 

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IO Aerospace to support MethaneSAT in MethaneAIR Mission

Denver, CO: IO Aerospace announced today its collaboration with MethaneSAT, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Environmental Defence Fund (EDF). The collaboration is focused on their special mission, MethaneAIR. The MethaneAIR mission is equipped with state-of-the-art methane measurement technology. This technology will measure and track methane emissions from oil and […]

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New Yorker’s Article on MethaneSAT

MethaneSAT, a nonprofit-funded satellite mission, has a vital goal of pinpointing methane emissions worldwide, a significant contributor to global warming. This mission comes in response to the cancellation of NASA’s GeoCarb project, which was designed to study carbon-based gases, leaving a critical gap in methane detection capabilities. MethaneSAT aims to […]

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Buying crucial time in climate change fight, a Harvard Gazette article

The MethaneSAT satellite project, set to launch in early 2024, aims to precisely detect global methane emissions. This collaboration involves the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), academic scientists, private space industry, and philanthropic funding. MethaneSAT’s goal is to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas facilities by 45 percent by 2025 […]

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