Funded by AIRBUS Defense and Space from 2018 to 2023
The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA) has selected Airbus as partner for its next-generation national geo-information system, including Earth Observation satellites, capacity building and integrated geo-information platform. THEOS-2 is an optical satellite system delivering images with a ground resolution of 0.5 meter, scheduled to be launched in 2020.
Airbus developed six application workshops in Thailand, including the Agriculture and Food Security, and the Natural Resources and Ecosystem application workshops. As part of this program, GlobEO was selected as a contributor by providing methods for rice and forest monitoring and associated trainings.