Bad news on the Hyperion front.
I posted in a burst of enthusiasm earlier in the year about free satellite hyperspectral datasets that I had found for Ireland. The Hyperion sensor on the EO-1 satellite was recording long strips over agricultural areas in Munster and Connaught. NASA had even agreed to let users request it to capture new sites of interest - which i did almost immediately for a number of our coastal projects around the country. Unfortunately due to a GPS malfunction on the satellite and also I am presuming problems with cloud cover, none of my coastal test sites were ever successfully mapped. Really disappointing as this would have been an invaluable source of hyperspectral imagery for Ireland. To make matters worse - we won't have a chance for a repeat request as the satellite is being decommissioned this month.
No more free hyperspectral satellite tasking for geospatial researchers.