Brazilian football stadiums seen from space

Airbus Defence and Space satellite imagery reveals scope of civil engineering projects and sports facilities

Airbus Defence and Space satellites have captured images, taken by the twin Pléiades satellites, of the 12 stadiums in cities across Brazil. The above images track the construction of the Arena de Sao Paulo, while images shown below depict current satellite images of the stadiums.

Airbus Defence and Space satellite imagery is consistently used for planning infrastructure development. Civil engineering customers have access to the twin satellites Pléiades 1A and Pléiades 1B, providing very-high-resolution optical data products in record time and offering a daily revisit capability to any point on the globe.  

Click here to download the Pléiades images in very high resolution:

ftp://ftp.astrium-geo.com/Football_ftp_presse/

Visit our dedicated webpage to take a guided tour from space of the stadiums:

http://www.astrium-geo.com/5000

View the successive construction stages of the Arena de Sao Paulo in 10 images:

http://www.astrium-geo.com/en/5794-monitoring-construction-progress-of-the-arena-corinthians-stadium-sao-paulo-brazil

About Airbus Defence and Space
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.
Press contact: Clarisse Douaud + 33 1 77 51 43 72

Published Wednesday, May 28th, 2014