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Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

NASA Sees El Niño Conditions Prevail in Central Pacific Ocean

An El Niño that began to form last fall has matured and is now fully entrenched across the Pacific Ocean. Changes in sea surface temperatures (SSTs) brought about by an El Niño affect the atmosphere, resulting in...

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Major Geological Survey Hopes to Make Indonesia More Resistant to Deadly Tsunamis

A major new survey of Indonesia’s eastern seafloor has been approved by the Royal Society in a move hoped to boost the country’s resilience to deadly tsunamis. Twice in late 2018 Indonesia suffered horrendous casualties when large...

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

PSLV-C45 Successfully Launches EMISAT and 28 Customer Satellites

On April 1, 2019, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C45) successfully launched EMISAT and 28 international customer satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota. This flight marked the first mission of PSLV-QL, a new...

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

ISRO Awards Presented to 96 Achievers

On March 13, 2019, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) presented awards to 96 individuals at a ceremony held at Antariksh Bhavan in Bengaluru. “ISRO Awards” are in recognition of the unique contributions made by individuals and...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Mission Control Boost for Australian Space Agency

The Australian Government announced $12 million (Australian) for the space industry in Adelaide, consisting of $6 million for the Mission Control Centre and $6 million toward establishing a Space Discovery Centre for STEM education. The Mission Control...

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

JAXA, Toyota Partnering to Develop Lunar Rover

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation agreed to study the possibility of collaborating on international space exploration. As a first step, JAXA and Toyota agreed to further cooperate on and accelerate their ongoing...

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Satellites Used to Map Seafloor around Remote Pacific Island Nation

TCarta Marine was contracted by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to provide a baseline dataset of water depths and seafloor classification around the Republic of Kiribati. Located in the Pacific Ocean, the island nation is threatened...

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Bali’s Agung Volcano

This image of Mount Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali was captured on July 2, 2018, by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. After being dormant for 50 years, Mount Agung erupted in November 2017. It has continued...

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Human Activity in China and India Dominates the Greening of Earth

The world is literally a greener place than it was 20 years ago, and data from NASA satellites revealed a counterintuitive source for much of this new foliage: China and India. A new study shows that the...

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Indian Government to Use Satellite Imagery to Conserve Forests

The Forest Department of India will use geo informatics for effective conservation of Telangana’s forests. Besides preventing encroachment and forest fires, the government will use latest technology to identify vacant lands in forests to spread green cover...

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