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Friday, February 12th, 2016

Japan’s X-Ray Satellite Astro-H Will Soon Blast Off to Space

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) newest (and sixth!) X-ray observatory is leaving for space on Friday to study black holes and galaxy clusters. It's called Astro-H, and it's blasting off with several scientific instruments in tow. These...

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Sokkia Releases SHC500 Field Controller

LIVERMORE, Calif. – February 11, 2016 – Sokkia introduces an addition to its line of field controllers for construction and surveying applications — the SHC500. It is designed to provide operators a compact handheld option with numerous features...

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Singapore Partners Chinese Association to Develop Satnav Tech

SINGAPORE: As part of the Republic's push towards developing space capabilities, the Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Location Based Service (LBS) Association of China (GLAC) signed a Memorandum of...

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

North Korea Satellite in Stable Orbit but Not Transmitting: US Sources

WASHINGTON: North Korea's recently launched satellite has achieved stable orbit but not yet transmitted data back to Earth, US sources said of a launch that has so far failed to convince experts that Pyongyang has significantly advanced...

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Botswana, Japan to Discuss Remote Sensing Technology

Botswana’s Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Kitso Mokaila is due in Cape Town, South Africa where he will meet a delegation from Japan’s Ministry of Mining at the ongoing mining indaba conference.The Ministry’s spokesperson Potso...

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

China Announces Leadership Role as GEO Co-Chair

The Minister of Science and Technology for China, Wan Gang, has made a public announcement on China’s participation in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). Read More via GEO

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Vietnam’s Master Plan for the South China Sea

For many years, Vietnam has been steadily accumulating new military capabilities to reinvigorate its antiquated Cold War arsenal, sourcing from mostly Russia but increasingly from other suppliers too. However, military effectiveness clearly does not depend on only...

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Climate Change a Major Threat to Blue Economy

Kochi: Global warming and climate change are the biggest threats to the blue economy and marine resources of the country, said Ola M Johannessen, executive chairman of the board and founding director of the Nansen Environmental and...

Monday, February 8th, 2016

International Community Sharply Criticizes North Korea’s Rocket Launch

"Irresponsible," "senseless," "deplorable," "destabilizing," "totally unacceptable." North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has filled the isolated nation with pride — and sparked fierce censure from the rest of the world. Read More via NPR

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Delhi Police to Use Space Technology for Live Crime Mapping

New Delhi: The Delhi Police will soon start using space technology for live crime mapping and adopting a “predictive policing” mechanism being developed in partnership with the Indian Space Research Organisation. Read More via Kashmir Reader

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