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UAE Space Agency contributes to Sustainable Development Goals
From mitigating against climate change using satellites to facilitating...
Japan Banks on 3D Mapping Deemed Crucial for Driverless Cars
Technology companies are racing to develop ultra-precise digital maps...
Pakistan Fully Prepared to Launch Remote Sensing Satellite Next Month
Pakistan has completed preparations to launch the PakTES-1A, a...
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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Saturday, March 19th, 2011

UNOSAT Supports Crowd Sourcing Community with Satellite Imagery Over Japan

UNOSAT is part of a group of specialised players including DLR of Germany, the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, and others. The group is working under the coordination of the Japanese authorities and JAXA to bring...

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

First-Ever Simultaneous GPS Survey in 50 States Will Benefit Nation’s Mapping Capability

Hundreds of surveyors from all around the United States will join NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey on Saturday, March 19, at exactly 1 p.m. EDT, in the first-ever Surveying USA Day, a kick-off event commemorating Surveyor’s Week coordinated...

Friday, March 18th, 2011

BMC to Map Areas Prone to Disaster

The revised development plan (DP) for the city of Mumbai may just be able to tell you where you can go if an earthquake strikes the city. As part of the revised DP, the consultant will have...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Recognising Young Scientists Working in Sustainable Development

The United Nations University (UNU) is looking for candidates for its third annual award to young scientists based in the Asia-Pacific region who have made significant contributions in the area of Sustainable Development. The ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Setting Up of Unesco Institute in India Approved

The union cabinet Tuesday approved the establishment of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development here as part of a Unesco initiative. The institute will strengthen educational and knowledge base for promoting education...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Internet Activists Mobilize for Japan

Just a few hours after Japan was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami early on Friday morning, people mobilized online to help. Within two hours of the Japanese earthquake, a version of Ushahidi, Web software that helps...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Research Focus on Australia’s Rivers and Wetlands

As a result of reduced water availability and unsustainable demands on our environment, Australia’s rivers, lakes, wetlands and floodplains have suffered severe degradation. There is growing recognition of the need to supply ‘environmental water’ to protect and...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Japanese Research Ship Damaged by Tsunami

The Japanese research ship Chikyu – which holds the world record for being able to drill deepest into the ocean floor – was damaged by Japan's recent tsunami. It is not yet clear how severe the damage...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Trimble Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire OmniSTAR

Trimble today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets related to the OmniSTAR™ Global Navigation Satellite System...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Wiki – 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami

This article documents a current disaster. Information regarding it may change rapidly as it progresses. Although this article is updated frequently, it may not reflect the most current or official information about this disaster for all areas. Read More

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