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Monday, November 12th, 2018

Japan Launches Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite

On Oct. 29, 2018, Japan launched a new satellite to observe greenhouse gases. Ibuki-2, also known as GOSAT-2, will survey carbon dioxide and other global warming gases with greater precision than its predecessor. An H2A rocket carrying...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Japanese Tsunami Sends Invasive Debris and Marine Algae to U.S. Pacific Northwest Coast

In March 2011, the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami devastated the Pacific Coast of Japan; however, the tsunami also had global implications. When water from the 40-meter waves that pounded the coastline finally receded, a lot of...

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Satellites Derive Mangrove Health Assessment for Abu Dhabi

TCarta was commissioned by Environment Agency–Abu Dhabi (EAD) to carry out a landmark mangrove health assessment covering the entire Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The assessment contains mangrove condition information derived from high-resolution multispectral satellite imagery. “The satellite-derived...

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Emergency Warning Service Successfully Tested with Japan’s QZSS in Australia

In the framework of GNSS cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Japan, a test was recently conducted of a GNSS-based global Emergency Warning Service using Japan’s Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS). The EU is looking into the...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Megha-Tropiques Successfully Completes Seven Years in Orbit

The Megha-Tropiques satellite was built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) as a joint venture. The satellite is meant to study water cycle and energy exchanges in...

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Saudi University Develops Two New Reconnaissance Satellites

The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology developed two new reconnaissance satellites, “Saudi Sat 5A” and “Saudi Sat 5B,” which will be added to the second generation of high-accuracy Saudi remote-sensing satellites to be launched in...

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

China Considering Commercial Space Launch Center

China’s government is considering building a commercial space launch center for the country’s New Space private launch companies, a number of which will be attempting their first orbital flights by the end of 2018, according to a...

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

ISRO Launches Two More Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced that its PSLV-C42 rocket successfully launched two foreign satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on Sept. 16, 2018. This mission was designed to launch two Earth-observation satellites, NovaSAR and...

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

KiboCUBE: Team from Indonesia Selected as Second Entity for Third Round

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) have been cooperating under the KiboCUBE program launched in 2015 to provide opportunities to deploy CubeSats from the Japanese Experiment Module...

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Infographic

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