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In a first, PSLV Puts 8 Satellites in Two Different Orbits
In a first, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV...
Pakistan to Launch Remote-Sensing Satellite in 2018: President
ISLAMABAD: As space technology is being used in the...
Japan to Export Earth Observation Satellite to Vietnam
The agreement marks Japan’s first ever export of an...
China Space Station Falling Out of Control Back to Earth
China's space station is falling back to Earth out...
North Korea’s Ground Test of Rocket Engine is ‘a Success’ – BBC News
North Korea has carried out a “successful” ground test...
China to Fly Drones over South China Sea for Surveying, Mapping: Official
China is capable of flying drones over the disputed...
Google Maps Pakistan Rival Plans to Expand in Three Countries
Karachi: Pakistan’s largest tracking service provider is planning to...
UT Using Drones to Map Property
CHANDIGARH: The UT administration has started using drones to...
ISRO to Put 8 Satellites in Two Orbits Today
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a...
PSLV-C35 to be Launched on Sep 26 with Earth Observation Satellite SCATSAT-1 on Board
India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C35) will be launched...

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Turkey Signs Agreement to Use Space Station’s Japanese Kibo Module

On Sept. 8, 2016, Yuichi Yamaura, vice president of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and H.E. Cihan Kanlıgöz, director general of Aeronautics and Space Technologies, Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications of the Republic of...

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Japanese Space Technology Protecting Forests Worldwide

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) interviewed Kenichi Shishido, who is in charge of forestry and conservation projects at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), an independent administrative institution that coordinates official development assistance for the government...

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Satellite Data on Indian Wetlands to be Studied

The newly constituted Goa State Wetland Authority formed a nodal agency to study a report based on satellite remote-sensing data, which found 550 wetlands in the state in southwest India. The report was prepared by the Ahmedabad-based...

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

China Funding Moon Station Project

According to the South China Morning Post, China is considering a project to establish a permanently manned radar station on the moon. The project received an initial funding of 16 million yuan ($2.4 million) from the National...

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Satellites Observe India Desertification at Alarming Rate

A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly 30 percent of India’s agricultural land is turning into desert, and the rate of soil degradation is increasing at an alarming rate. The report by the Indian Space...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

China Launches Gaofen-3

On Aug. 9, 2016, China launched its Gaofen-3 remote-sensing satellite aboard a Long March-4C rocket. Designed by the China Academy of Space Technology, Gaofen-3 features a multi-polarized C-band synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) sensor at meter-level resolution. The new...

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Philippines’ First Microsatellite Relaying Test Images

Diwata-1, the Philippines’ first microsatellite, collected and returned test images of some portions of Dumingag town in Zamboanga del Sur, a mountainous area in Mindanao, according to an attached agency of the country’s Department of Science and...

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Stanford Releasing Thousands of ‘Lost’ Japanese Military Maps

According to an article in National Geographic, eight years ago, Stanford graduate student Meiyu Hsieh stumbled across an uncataloged archive of 8,000 military maps captured from Japan toward the end of World War II.   Stylistically, the...

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Japan and EU Collaborate on GNSS Signals

Japan and Europe will connect their global navigation satellite systems for improved pinpoint locations on the ground. The move is being driven in part by the rise of autonomous cars and the need for greater positional accuracy to...

Monday, July 25th, 2016

NASA and ISRO Collaborate on Mapping Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are jointly working on the development of a Dual Frequency (L&S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR). The...

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