In the frame of the Luxembourg Space Agency's 5th anniversary, space companies are opening their doors throughout 2023 and can't wait to show you what they're doing in Luxembourg.
Get your ticket to space and discover a variety of disciplines, from lunar exploration to satellite manufacturing and telecommunications, through guided tours, workshops, rover demonstrations, games... open to everybody!
Hydrosat will open its doors to the public on June 9th & 10th, 2023.
Date and time
Fri, June 9, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sat, June 10, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Hydrosat S.à r.l.
9 Rue du Laboratoire
Programme of the event:
30-minute tour divided into three parts:
- The first part revolves around space, satellites, and Earth Observation. During this first part of the tour, guests will learn how satellites fly around Earth and what these satellites can measure from such a long distance.
- The second part of the tour revolves around remote sensing of temperature and its application to agriculture. During this second part of the tour, guests will see a real example of how a plant's health can be monitored through measuring its temperature with thermal infrared.
- The last part of the tour explores Hydrosat’s products specifically, including our Crop Yield Forecast and our Irrigation Management System, demonstrating the need for these products and how they affect our day-to-day lives.
CANCELLATION POLICY: If you are not able to attend the event, please let us know 24 hours maximum prior to the event.
More information about Hydrosat:
Although there are many satellite constellations in orbit, thermal imagery from space is missing. For this reason, Hydrosat, a data analytics company based in Luxembourg, is developing its own constellation of sixteen spacecraft. The data from these satellites will provide unparalleled access to high-resolution thermal imagery to meet the needs of a wide range of customers, such as farmers, agribusinesses and governments around the world. For example, the satellites will provide a complete heat map of Earth twice per day and therefore deliver deeper insights into plant health. This helps farmers grow more crops and forest rangers prevent wildfires. Overall, Hydrosat can help strengthen Earth’s ecosystem.
Currently, the team in Luxembourg applies proprietary algorithms to satellite thermal imagery and focuses on developing two products that have significant commercial potential. Our first product provides early and accurate yield forecasts of major crops. Food companies, commodity traders and insurance companies will have unparalleled insights into what they can expect out of global crop production. This allows them to operate their risk management and supply chains more efficiently while saving precious resources. Our second product tells farmers exactly when and how much to water their crops. Hydrosat's own field studies, backed up by NASA research, have demonstrated that this will increase farm production by more than 20% while also substantially decreasing water usage - a win for the farmer and a benefit for the planet.
Hydrosat's multidisciplinary team has expertise in the areas of big data analytics and distributed computing, remote sensing, image processing, image segmentation and classification, time-series forecasting and machine learning. Hydrosat has particularly developed expertise in the areas of vegetation health, stress monitoring and crop yield forecasting.
Registrations are open here.
Free of charge.