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UAE Space Agency contributes to Sustainable Development Goals
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Japan Banks on 3D Mapping Deemed Crucial for Driverless Cars
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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
China's recently launched two Gaofen series satellites mark the...
Satellite Vu’s Earth Observation Satellite Wins ESA’s Top Prize
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Friday, January 14th, 2011

ISRO Data to be Used to Streamline Employment Guarantee Scheme

The state government has decided to go the high-tech way in implementing the employment guarantee scheme (EGS). Satellite images of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) would be used to determine the areas that need to be given...

Friday, January 14th, 2011

ABC’s Crowdsourced Flood-mapping Initiative

The ABC has launched a new crowdsourcing initiative to plot the effects of the Queensland floods - the ABC QLD Floods Crisis Map. Hot off the back of Feral Month - an invasive-creature mapping initiative designed to...

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Flood Inundation Mapping- An Application of Remote Sensing Techniques

This paper describes two applications of remote sensing on a near-real time mapping of flood inundation and crop health in the light of natural disaster and crop monitoring. The mapping of flood inundation was carried out over...

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Australia – Breaking the Riverbanks

A RAGING wall of water charged through Toowoomba, a city in south-east Queensland, on January 10th, sweeping unsuspecting people before it. Two days later, the floodwaters had reached Brisbane, the state’s capital and Australia’s third-largest city (population...

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Russia to Launch Ocean Satellite in March

Russia will launch an oceanography satellite in March to keep track of a vast amount of data that will help improve weather, climate and ocean forecasts, a Russian scientist said on Wednesday. "It will be a kind...

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

ISDE7, WALIS Forum 2011 and the State NRM Conference – Call for Papers

Share your knowledge, experience and vision with over 1000 delegates by presenting a paper at the ISDE7, WALIS Forum 2011 and the State NRM Conference. We are now inviting submissions of abstracts for both oral and poster presentations....

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Michelin Navigates its Way into China’s Map Market

French tire maker Michelin entered China's map market on Tuesday by launching the first in its World Destination Travel Map Series, a move to take a bigger slice of China's booming outbound travel market. China is the...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Queensland Floods a Call for Spatial Investment

Maps are central to all government decision making: they tell us where and who. The speed with which maps get made available by media outlets show just how much citizens crave spatial visibility when natural disaster strikes:...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Full-scale Ops of Russia’s GLONASS to Start by July

Full-scale operations of Russia’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) are expected to start sometime in January–June, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Director Anatoly Perminov said, ITAR-TASS reported Tuesday. In early December 2010, Perminov said GLONASS was expected to...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Thales Enhances Philippines’ Air Traffic Management System

Thales will deploy its latest generation Eurocat ATM system nationwide, together with an integrated Digital Voice Control System (VSCS), Aeronautical Information System (AIS), Automated Message Handling System (AMHS), ATN Router, GNSS monitoring and metrological systems. In addition,...

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