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Post-Failed Mission, Isro to ‘Resume Satellite Launches by December
NEW DELHI: After suffering a setback because of the...
China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System Gets Powerful Chip to Improve Positioning
A new powerful chip technology has been introduced in...
ISRO to Resume Satellite Launches by December Post Report on Failed Mission
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will resume its...
Vietnam, Japan Reach Deal on Satellite Data Exchange
NDO – The Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC), under...
Morocco to Host 7th Digital Earth Summit to Discuss Earth Observation
RABAT (Xinhua) - The seventh Digital Earth Summit will...
3rd Edition of State of Map Asia in Kathmandu
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: State of the Map Asia 2017 is...
India, Afghanistan to Cooperate in Space Technology
India will widen cooperation with Afghanistan in space technology...
ICIMOD Awarded Asia Geospatial Leadership Award
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has...
India to Help Afghanistan in Space Technology and Security Forces
After the 2nd Strategic Partnership Council Meeting, a joint...
Drones Take on Increasingly Important Role in Land, Infrastructure, and Property Development
Drones are changing the face of construction, making land,...

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Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Cambodia Experience Slowdown in Construction

The value of construction projects granted the go ahead by the Cambodian government has fallen 66 percent in value in the first 11 months of last year, compared with the same period in 2009. A report from...

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Isro Eyes to Spy from Sky

Indian Space Research Organisation scientists will soon launch a high resolution satellite capable of continuously monitoring major swathes along the country’s borders. The present fleet of remote sensing satellites have been parked in the low earth orbit....

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Australia Floods Cause Catastrophic Infrastructure Damage

Australia's record floods are causing catastrophic damage to infrastructure in the state of Queensland and have forced 75 percent of its coal mines, which fuel Asia's steel mills, to grind to a halt, Queensland's premier said on...

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

China Works to Address World’s Worst Traffic

Vehicles in Beijing run roughly at an average speed of 23.2 kilometers per hour. The city is tied with Mexico City for the world's worst traffic, according to a study released in July by IBM. To address...

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

ISRO Working on Regional Navigation Satellite System

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to implement the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) to provide the PNT (Position Navigation and Timing) service to India and neighbouring countries. GAGAN (GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) would...

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Mapping Feral Animals in Australia

ABC Rural is conducting an experiment in citizen science by asking the community about the location of feral animals across the country. Citizens will contribute to an understanding of feral animals and their spread by adding sightings...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Indian Researchers Map Solar Hot Spots

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, are mapping India’s solar hot spots—where round-the-year sunlight makes it viable for companies to set up solar power plants. The study can play a crucial role in enhancing...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

New GPS System Boosts Accuracy to 3cm

Existing GPS systems usually achieve an accuracy of about 10m, but that will change soon, according to a recent report. A new technology developed by Mitsubishi and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) improves that number to...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Payday Approaches for Japan Infrastructure Giants

A payday lies ahead for Japan Inc., but the nation's big builders of infrastructure have to be careful how they cash in. Global infrastructure spending could rise by 20% to $2.1 trillion annually in the next 10...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Premier Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting

“The affected area is greater than the size of NSW, with the worst still to come in communities like Rockhampton." The Premier said Cabinet would be fully briefed on Queensland’s flood crisis on Wednesday. “I want to ensure that...

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