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Thailand Selects Airbus for Theos-2 Satellite, Total Budget $238 Million
The Thai government has announced it has selected Airbus...
China Committed to Cooperation for Better Space Governance: China’s Envoy to UN
VIENNA - China is committed to cooperation for a...
Russian Aerospace Company to Make Booster for South Korean Satellite
MOSCOW: The Lavochkin Research and Production Association and Glavcosmos...
Learning about the Himalayas using Mars technology
Boulder, Colo., USA: The Himalayan Range includes some of...
Saudi Arabia ‘Building Bridges’ with Space Science, KACST Chief Tells Vienna Forum
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia took part on Wednesday in a UN...
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
Satellite Vu, a NewSpace company that is leading the...
Germany Agrees to Lease Israeli-made UAS
Germany has agreed a nine year deal worth over...
CSIRO Increases Space Capability With A New Earth Observation Center
We heart space. And so the news that CSIRO...
Australia to Open New Centre to Collect Earth’s Data from Space
Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is...

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Monday, February 28th, 2011

Russia Launches Glonass Satellite, a Boost for India

Under a 2007 accord, Russia agreed to share the Glonass signal with India. India will be the only country to have access to the military segment of the Glonass system, which will enable the Indian military to...

Monday, February 28th, 2011

China to Ensure Funds for Water Conservation not Embezzled

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday the government would build a more effective monitoring mechanism to ensure the funds allocated for water conservation projects are not embezzled. Read More

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Sogou, eDushi Partner on 3D Map Search

Chinese Internet firm Sohu partnered with Hangzhou-based mapping service eDushi.com (operated by Hangzhou-based Aladdin Information & Technology) to launch 3D illustrated map services for users of Sohu's Sogou search engine. Sogou launched the new map service with...

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Southeast Asia Mining Corp Resumes Drilling in Thailand

On SPL 19/2551, also in Chanthaburi Province, the Company has completed conducting surface geological mapping and geochemical soil surveying along assigned survey lines. According to previous work, soil geochemical surveys show geochemical anomalies of molybdenum, lead, antimony,...

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Glonass-K Successfully Reached the Targeted Orbital Destination

The first new-generation satellite Glonass-K of the GLONASS navigation system has been successfully put into the targeted orbit. The Soyuz rocket which was lifted off from Plesetsk at 06:07 Moscow time successfully carried the satellite with the Fregat booster to...

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

QSIC Foundation Spatial Data Standard 2011

The current review of the Standard commenced in August 2010 to better align the QSIC foundation spatial to other foundation spatial data listings, in particular, with the DERM fundamental data. It was recognised the 2009 QSIC foundation data mixed...

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Mamata’s Nod to IIT-K Software for Keeping Track of Trains

The IIT-K has welcomed the move of railway minister of getting SIMRAN (Satellite Imaging for Rail Navigation) technology implemented for Real Time Train Information System applications in the Indian Railways. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur has developed...

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Isro Tests Rocket Motor – Delays Satellite Launch

After 16 successful launches of its workhorse rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in the last 17 years, the Indian space agency is now testing a key component to re-qualify its on-flight performance parameters to avoid any...

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Philippines – ‘Data Node’ in Asia IT Disaster Mgm’t Project

A Japan-led regional project that seeks to use remote sensing and GIS technologies in disaster management has named the Manila Observatory as a Data Analysis Node (DAN) in Asia Pacific. The Philippine Disaster Science Management Center (DSMC), along...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Bilateral Border Talks Held with Vietnam

As tension over the Kingdom’s western border continues to simmer following clashes between Cambodian and Thai forces earlier this month, attention turned to the east yesterday with a meeting of officials from Vietnam and Cambodia’s bilateral Joint...

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