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Indian Minister to Receive Penn’s Top Prize in Energy Policy
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Saudi Arabia completes SaudiSat-5 remote sensing satellites ahead of launch from China
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Geo Dubai street mapping car to do 3D mapping of Dubai
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Chinese Scientists Monitor Trophic State of Global Inland Waters
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Russia to Deploy Mobile Satellite Data Receiver in Cuba in 2019
MOSCOW- Russia by the end of April 2019 will...
CONAE launches new SAOCOM 1 satellite for effective Earth observation and disaster management
The Argentina National Space Activities Commission (CONAE) launched a...
China Set to Launch Pair of Beidou Navigation Satellites on October 15
China is set to carry out its 28th orbital...
Israel Sets Sights on Moon Landing
Will Israel become the next deep space exploration super...
First Foreign Space Agency Opens in Abu Dhabi
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Australia’s CSIRO Releases ‘Lunar Challenge’ Space Exploration Roadmap
Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has...

Feature

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...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Low Level Risk of Flooding

Almost 247 million people live in low elevation coastal zones, according to figures in a paper published in the journal Environment and Urbanisation. Scientists from the Centre for International Earth Science and the International Institute for...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Virtually Offshore

Petrochemical facilities that were built in an era before Computer Aided Design often have little or no documentation about the way things were originally constructed. That makes it difficult to design a refit. But lasers...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

GIS Viewed as Strategic Economic Development Tool

The Asia Pacific region is in the midst of rapid change. This change depends on information. Much of this information is concerned with questions that are fundamentally geographic in orientation -- such as the spatial patterns of...

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