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Sultanate Of Brunei To Host Indian Satellite Tracking And Telemetry Station
The Indian government cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra...
ISRO Launches Two British Earth Observation Satellites Onboard PSLV-C42
The Indian Space Research Organization today launched its heavy-weight...
Satellite Industry Showcases at South African Innovation Summit
The South African satellite industry had the opportunity to...
China Launches New Satellite to Forecast and Monitor Marine Disasters
China launched a new satellite on 7 September which...
China to Launch 7 More Beidou Navigation Satellites this Year in Push to Complete GPS Rival System
China aims to add another seven satellites to its...
Chinese Scientists Use Domestic Satellite to Conduct Light Pollution Research
Chinese scientists have conducted nighttime light pollution research using...
Arianespace’s Vega to Orbit THEOS-2 for Thailand’s GISTDA
Arianespace reports it will orbit THEOS-2, the very-high-resolution Earth...
India to Launch Two UK Satellites on Sunday
Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will put...
Microdrones Continues Global Growth with Australian Expansion
Townsville, Queensland - This month, Microdrones expanded its global...
Morocco’s Mohammed VI-B Earth Observation Satellite Due To Be Launched By Arianespace In November 2018
Moroccan media is reporting that the North African country’s...

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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...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Migratory Birds at Pong Dam to be Tracked with Radio Collars

Till now, wildlife scientists and officials have been using GPS (global positioning system) tracking for wildlife. This is, perhaps, the first time when the department has chosen to study migratory patterns of the birds, a large number...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

500 Years of Indus River Flow Modeling with Tree Rings

A team led by foreign professors at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST), has successfully modeled the past five centuries of Indus River Flow with the help of Dendrochronology – the study of...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Japan to Fund Vietnam’s Satellite Project

The Japanese government has decided to provide funding for developing countries’ space satellite projects under its official development assistance, government sources say. The first such aid funds are expected to be offered to Vietnam to help Japanese...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Aerial Survey Reveals Violation in Lalita Park

Investigators probing the Lalita Park house collapse in east Delhi have found an aerial survey of the building carried out in 2009 which showed the height of the collapsed building to be 20.46m, a clear violation of...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Aquino Urged to Build Infrastructure to Help Filipino Farmers

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, in a report to President Aquino, said the agriculture sector had become more aware of the ravages of the weather and its vulnerabilities, noting that climate change “is already at our doorstep.” He...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

More Projects Underway in Sri Lanka This Year

Sri Lanka has taken a gigantic step forward with infrastructure investments. Three international harbours have been built, and three other harbours are being upgraded to international standards. The first stage of the Colombo - Matara Expressway (up...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

The Link Between Good Infrastructure and Winning Elections

The remarkable electoral sweep by Nitish Kumar in Bihar would certainly point to this connection. Roads and highways are the most visible part of Bihar’s improved infrastructure. This improvement has had spin-off benefits in the fields of...

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