Applications

The Astero is the optimal choice for various mapping applications across industries. With the Astero it is possible to collect a large amount of data in less time. Surveying unexplored large areas with high accuracy and high-resolution cameras is one of its many features.

Surveying & Mapping

The Astero offers a large range of opportunities for surveying and mapping and supports geospatial tasks.

  • Surveying unexplored large areas with high accuracy and high-resolution cameras 
  • Thermal surveying and inspection e.g., district heating infrastructure 
  • Solar Park surveying 
  • For GIS (geographic information system)
  • Geo-referenced aerial images for 2D and 3D mapping 

Defense & Security

The Astero supports a wide range of defense and security sensors. Astero can provide lifesaving intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance information with its superior flight performance and flight time. 

  • Radio relaying for extended communication 
  • Perimeter security or border control
  • ISR – Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
  • Crowd movements
  • Damage assessment
  • Objective surveillance
  • VIP coverage
  • IR mission capabilities
  • Low noise emission 

Construction & Mining

The Astero can optimize and improve the overall efficiency of construction, mining, and infrastructure projects, by offering a dynamic oversight of all operations.

  • Site planning
  • Mapping construction site
  • Building site surveillance
  • Ongoing quality control
  • Quarry management
  • Detailing site conditions
  • Operation oversight
  • Volumetric measurement
  • Monitoring of linear infrastructure e.g., road, railways, pipelines etc.

Environment

The Astero is well suited to help in response to humanitarian and environmental challenges giving you a fast overview, with its variety of sensors and long flight time. 

  • Flooding
  • Wildfires
  • Oil and chemical emissions
  • Earth and coast erosion
  • Avalanche
  • Volcanic activity surveillance
  • Determine invasive species 

Agriculture, Forestry & Wildlife

The Astero offers a wide range of support to agriculture, forestry and wildlife with its variety of sensors and long flight time. 

Agriculture:

  • Agriculture and cadastral mapping
  • Pest infestation detection
  • Water irrigation optimization

Forestry:

  • Firebelt
  • Replanting
  • Optimization of forestry
  • Surveillance of rainforest development

Wildlife:

  • Anti Poaching measures
  • Wildlife surveillance
  • Encroachment monitoring
  • Wildlife counting
  • Endangered species protection

Search & Rescue

The Astero is extremely well suited for search and rescue operations with its superior sensors, fast launch, and long range. 

  • Search operation of missing people in all terrain 
  • Emergency
  • Grid search from a bird’s eye view
  • Supporting ground rescue – creating extended reach for ground search
  • Sea and shoreline surveillance
  • Fast deployable

Academics & Research

For academics and research the Astero offers an open payload frame for easy integration of any sensor. The long flight time enables you to collect large amount of data or research information.