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SpaceX Delays Launch of Three Canadian RADARSAT Satellites until February
MONTREAL — There's been another delay in the launch...
Abu Dhabi Municipality Launches Digital Geological Maps for Building Permits
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality has launched a Geospatial...
UK-France Space Agreement Delivers Device to Ocean Satellite
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission is...
European Space Talks Series Set for Munich Stop in November
European Space Talks, an initiative powered by the European...
GNSS-Based Emergency Warning Service Successfully Tested with Japan’s QZSS in Australia
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Europe’s Plan to ID and Monitor Drones – and Why the Drone Industry Approves
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ISRO’s space incubator to nurture startups creating cutting-edge space technology
The new ISRO-Space Technology Incubation Center (S-TIC) in Agartala was...
Indian Minister to Receive Penn’s Top Prize in Energy Policy
Penn’s top energy policy award—the Carnot Prize—will be given...
Trade show sees launch of Index Partners Network, standards mapping tool to aid Singapore manufacturers
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BeiDou’s Progress Continues with China’s Latest Launch of Twin BeiDou-3 Satellites
China sent twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on...

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Friday, April 1st, 2011

Google Maps Fails to Apply for License, Faces Shutdown

Google has not applied for its Internet mapping license and all Internet mapping services that have not applied for the license will be shut down on July 1, said an official from the State Bureau of Surveying...

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Philippines to Invest in Online Government Mapping Portal

The Philippines’ Commission on Information and Communications Technology will be spearheading a project that seeks to map all online government services in a single portal. The commission will be collaborating with agencies such as the Philippine National...

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Soyuz Launch Site Ready for First Flight

The Soyuz site at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana is now ready for its first launch. ESA yesterday handed over the complex to Arianespace, marking a major step towards this year’s inaugural flight.C onstruction of the Soyuz...

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Mapping Out Path to a Quake-Ready Jakarta

The Jakarta administration is drawing up a map of the capital’s disaster-prone areas so authorities can improve response measures to natural calamities, particularly earthquakes. Hari Sasongko Kushadi , head of the city’s Building Control and Monitoring Office...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Why Do Russian Images of Earth Look So Different from NASA’s?

It was taken by a Russian spacecraft, a new weather satellite called Elektro-L. It’s now orbiting Earth on a geostationary orbit 36,000km above the equator, after being launched on January 20 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, on board...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Nine New Geothermal Areas Ready To Be Developed

The Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has announced nine potential geothermal areas as geothermal working areas. This is done to increase the geothermal contribution to the national energy mix. This statement is announced by the Director...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

China State Nuclear Electric Power Selects SmartPlant Foundation

State Nuclear Electric Power Planning Design and Research Institute (SNPDRI) based in Beijing, China, has chosen Intergraph SmartPlant Foundation and other SmartPlant Enterprise solutions to manage engineering data for its AP1000 project. As a subsidiary of State Nuclear...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

GIS- Enabled Decision Making in Malaysia’s Government Agencies

For many government departments, GIS has become a mission critical application which has the capacity to transform decision making within the government by way of using it to enhance and streamline business processes, and ensure precious resources...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Norway Supports Mapping of Seismic Activity in Myanmar

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale and 10 km depth struck close to he Thai border in Myanmar on 24th March. Norway is financing a project, implemented by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC)...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Failing Fight to Save India’s Tigers

A century ago, when Rudyard Kipling created the scheming tiger Shere Khan, who stalked a jungle much like this one, there were an estimated 40,000 tigers in India’s forests. The government announced Monday the results of a...

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