New Satellite Image and 3D Model Service has been released

New Satellite Image and 3D Model Service has been released,

Afro Co., Ltd which is an image provider started a new service to provide sigital ocntents of ASTER. Digital contents of ASTER data will be provided by customers' requests.

ASTER is Japanese spacebrone sensor for the Earth observation. ASTER was launched in 1999. ASTER has been observing the Earth for over 17 years for natural resource developments originally. ASTER data are now used for environmental scienece, education, broadcasting, and other sectors.

CBMI proposed satellite data digital content providing service to Japan Space Systems. CBMI and Japan Space Systems had a joint reserach project for making business.


(Source: Aflo Co.,Ltd Press release


ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection radiometer) is the high efficiency optical imager which covers a wide spectral region from the visible to the thermal infra-red by 14 spectral bands. ASTER acquires data which can be used in various fields in earth science. ASTER was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, USA in 1999 aboard the Terra, which is the first satellite of the EOS Project.