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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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Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Esperance Gets State-of-the-art Weather Observation Facilities

The funding allocated to replace the old Esperance office included money to purchase a remote hydrogen balloon launching facility, to improve safety for staff when they launch balloons. The new office also features a new taller radar...

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

ISRO Surveys Bengal Tea Gardens to Improve Yield Print

A team of Indian Space Research Organisation scientists has arrived in north Bengal to conduct ground-based surveys of tea gardens before using remote sensing satellites to map the estates. The survey is part of a project expected...

Monday, December 6th, 2010

70,000 Slums to be Left Out of Mapping

At least 70,000 slums in the city will get a breather from the new capital value-based property tax system the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had planned to introduce in March 2011. The BMC has no records of...

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Shell Malaysia Increases Grants To Boost Sustainable Development

Shell Malaysia has reinforced its commitment to sustainable development by increasing its annual grants from RM300,000 to RM500,000. Its chairman, Anuar Taib, said the grants, currently in the third year, would be used to fund 13 projects...

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

ISRO Renews EADS Deal on Commercial Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), on the sidelines of the visit of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, announced the renewal of a five-year contract with European space firm EADS Astrium to build commercial satellites to be launched...

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

Land Disputes Hit Indian Infrastructure Schemes

Years of wrangling over land, compensation and environmental impact have become a regular feature of many projects aimed at developing modern India. High-profile disputes include plans for a second airport on protected wetlands to service India's financial...

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

Russian GLONASS Satellite Launch Fails

Russia's space agency is investigating the failed launch of three navigational satellites, the agency reported Sunday. The satellites were meant to complete the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system. But they went into a "non-targeted orbit" following their...

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

New u-blox Subsidiary in Asia Pacific

u-blox is strengthening its presence in the Asia Pacific market. This manufacturer of miniature electronic GPS position sensing systems has now founded its new subsidiary in the Asia Pacific, offering better support to its customers in the...

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Beijing Invests 15 Billion Yuan in Geographical Infrastructure Project

China has invested 15 billion yuan ($2.25 billion) to build the first national-level Geographic Information Industrial Park, which covers a total area of about 66.7 hectares. The venture will further develop the geographic information industry in the...

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Call to Extend Study on Buffer Zones

“We have come up with a better guideline on buffer zone based on soil and vegetation of the area. We are making use of other parameters to come up with a new formula to set aside buffer...

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