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Thailand Selects Airbus for Theos-2 Satellite, Total Budget $238 Million
The Thai government has announced it has selected Airbus...
China Committed to Cooperation for Better Space Governance: China’s Envoy to UN
VIENNA - China is committed to cooperation for a...
Russian Aerospace Company to Make Booster for South Korean Satellite
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Learning about the Himalayas using Mars technology
Boulder, Colo., USA: The Himalayan Range includes some of...
Saudi Arabia ‘Building Bridges’ with Space Science, KACST Chief Tells Vienna Forum
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Gaofen Satellites Reduce China’s Dependence on Foreign Data
China's recently launched two Gaofen series satellites mark the...
Satellite Vu’s Earth Observation Satellite Wins ESA’s Top Prize
Satellite Vu, a NewSpace company that is leading the...
Germany Agrees to Lease Israeli-made UAS
Germany has agreed a nine year deal worth over...
CSIRO Increases Space Capability With A New Earth Observation Center
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Australia to Open New Centre to Collect Earth’s Data from Space
Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is...

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Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Chinese Mulling a Radar Station on the Moon to Observe the Earth

The number of useful and even profitable things that people could do on the #moon is limited only by the imagination. The South China Post is reporting that a group of Chinese scientists is studying the idea...

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

India’s Alarming Loss of Agricultural Lands has Global Impact

A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly 30 percent of India's agricultural lands is turning into desert, and the rate of soil degradation is increasing at an alarming rate. Read More at Digital Journal

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Earth Observation Satellite Formosat-2 Retired After 12 Years of Service

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Formosat-2, Taiwan's first Earth observation satellite, has been decommissioned after 12 years of service — seven years longer than it was designed to survive.  Read More at China Post

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Geo-Tagging to be Used for Jalyukt Shivar

Nagpur: In order to prevent irregularities in Jalyukt Shivar, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis ' pet project, the government has decided to use geo-tagging software application. The application has been developed by Maharashtra Remote Sensing Applications Centre (MRSAC),...

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Septentrio Supplies GNSS Reference Stations to Oregon Department of Transportation

TORRANCE, Calif. – The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Geometronics Unit is deploying 19 Septentrio PolaRx5 GNSS reference stations to augment and update its statewide real-time GNSS network.   The Septentrio receivers are being integrated by ODOT...

Friday, August 19th, 2016

FARO Solutions Featured in Investigation Scenes of Japanese Movie “Himitsu – THE TOP SECRET”

Aichi  – FARO Japan, Inc. (Head office in Aichi, Chief Commercial Officer: Joseph Arezone) announced that its 3D laser scanner, FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D, as well as its handheld scanner, FARO Scanner Freestyle3D, were used as cutting-edge...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Spotlight: Chinese-Egyptian Archaeological Cooperation Necessary for Both Civilizations

CAIRO - China and Egypt should carry out extensive archaeological cooperation to help each other discover their buried treasures, which is necessary for both the Chinese and Egyptian civilizations, experts said here Monday. Read More at Xinhua

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Pakistan’s First Indigenous Digital Mapping Solution Launched

TPL Trakker Ltd, a tracking solutions provider, launched on Monday country’s first indigenously developed digital mapping solution. Read More at The Tribune

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Australia Plans New Datum System in Response to GNSS Growth

Citing the position accuracy of new GNSS constellations, Australia’s Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM) is moving to modernize the country’s current datum system. Read More at Inside GNSS

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Anna Univ Researchers to Predict Landslides in Uttarakhand Area

CHENNAI: In an attempt to give some relief to people of disaster-prone Uttarakhand, the Union government has roped-in the Institute of Remote Sensing (IRS) in Anna University to predict the occurrence of landslides in the Himalayan region...

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