Phases C/D/E1 of the EnMAP Mission have been started with contract signatures between DLR and Kayser-Threde GmbH on 11.11.2008. In these phases the design for the EnMAP space and ground segment will be finalized. Instrument and satellite bus will be built and launched. Launch is foreseen in 2012.
The European Space Agency (ESA), the German Aerospace Center (DLR) together with the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ), and the Italian Space Agency (ASI) are organising the Hyperspectral 2010 Workshop, to be held at ESA-ESRIN, in Frascati, Italy on 17- 19 March 2010.
EnMAP (Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program) is a German hyperspectral satellite mission providing high quality hyperspectral image data on a timely and frequent basis. The main objective is to investigate a wide range of ecosystem parameters encompassing agriculture, forestry, soil and geological environments, coastal zones and inland waters.