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Thailand Selects Airbus for Theos-2 Satellite, Total Budget $238 Million
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China Committed to Cooperation for Better Space Governance: China’s Envoy to UN
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Russian Aerospace Company to Make Booster for South Korean Satellite
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Learning about the Himalayas using Mars technology
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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
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Satellite Vu’s Earth Observation Satellite Wins ESA’s Top Prize
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Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Virtual Campus Model Print_button Print

Yi-Hsing Tseng, a professor of geomatics at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan gave people at the 28th ACRS a view inside a complex but highly detailed 3 D model of the campus. The model contains...

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Collins Bartholomew Revolutionises Atlas Production

A new edition of the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World has just been published. The first edition for the new century is an advertisement for the power and beauty of GIS. Since John Bartholomew...

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

GIS on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway

At festival’s end, tired pilgrims attending the Sunning of the Buddha Festival in the Chinese city of Xining (the capital of Qinghai Province), board the Qinghai-Tibet Railway train and start the 26-hour trip home to...

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

The Value of Data

The biggest impediment to the wider uptake of GIS around the world is the reluctance of bureaucrats to share their data, and the reluctance of politicians to show leadership in implementation of the technology. This...

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Cyclone Sidr

Parviz Tarikhi is a space science and technology worker in Iran. As a candidate for a PhD degree in Physics, he presently focuses on microwave remote sensing. He has been involved with the United Nations Committee on...

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

More Delays for Galileo GNSS

Ambitious European plans to bring the Galileo satellite navigation system into operation by 2010 seem unlikely to succeed. Authorities in the EU bureaucracies are now offering 2013 as the earliest likely date. A meeting of...

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Towards Landsat 8

The Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation is to build the Operational Land Imager for the Landsat Data Continuity Mission. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre awarded the contract. The OLI will be the principal sensor on...

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Himalayan Floods from Glacial Lakes

A new study is advocating the development of an early warning system for glacial lake outburst flooding in the Himalayas. The study was supported by the UN's Environment Program Regional Office for Asia and the...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Settling Indonesia/Australia/Timor Maritime Boundaries

East Timor, the youngest country in the world, celebrated the fifth anniversary of its independence from Indonesia on 20 May. It is a country of tremendous challenges -- it is one of the poorest in the world...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a new report last week. It was the third in a series of four planned reports. The latest document says it is possible to reduce greenhouse gas...

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