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Apple Maps Gets More Features, Plans to Take on Google Maps in India
Whenever we are stuck in traffic or have to...
Satellogic Signs Agreement with CGWIC to Launch Earth Observation Constellation of 90 Satellites
Satellogic, the world’s first vertically integrated geospatial analytics company,...
Satellite Image: Dubai Landmark Snapped from 684 km Above Earth
Dubai: The AFC Asian Cup is well underway, and...
Launch Delayed Again for Showcase Canadian Satellite System
Canada's $1-billion showcase satellite system remains stuck on the...
China to Launch 90 Satellites for Argentinian Firm
China will launch 90 earth observation satellites for an...
Satellogic Strikes Chinese Deal to Launch 90 Satellites for Earth-Watching Network
An international space venture called Satellogic says it will...
China Announces Worldwide Coverage by BeiDou
At the end of 2018, China’s Satellite Navigation Office...
New Channel Partnership in China
Vexcel Imaging today announces a new channel partnership with...
Critical roles played by Hong Kong researchers on China’s Chang’e 4 mission to far side of the moon
January 3 was a nerve-racking day for Professor Yung...
UAE Space Agency participates in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019
The UAE Space Agency is participating in Abu Dhabi...

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Friday, May 27th, 2011

Venezuela, China to Launch Earth Observation Satellite Next Year

Venezuela and China will develop an observation satellite to be built in Asia and launched from South America in 2012, according to Venezuela's science and technology minister. Ricardo Menendez said Thursday that the earth-observation satellite, to be...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Melbourne Council Tests New Online Mapping System

The City of Melbourne has invited several small focus groups to test a new municipal mapping system that's currently in development. The new mapping system is designed to display community points of interest like parks and healthcare centres,...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Google Street View to Take on India

Google launched its "Street View" project in India on Thursday aiming to collect panoramic images of the vast country ranging from its palaces to its slums. The 360-degree photographic mapping service, which is already in operation in...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Economist Accuses India of Censorship Over Kashmir Map

The Economist magazine has accused India of hostile censorship after being forced by the country's authorities to cover up a map in its latest edition. India says the map, which depicts the disputed area of Kashmir, is...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

A Geo-connected Society Mapped for the Future

From 31 May to 2 June 2011, the Conference of Southern African Surveyors (CONSAS) will be hosting AfricaGEO at the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC). The event will facilitate interaction, discussion and collaboration amongst industry professionals,...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Land Surveyor Sets Out to Be First to Top Everest

Maps can be pretty handy. But for Janek Guantam, they're more than a convenience; they're a way of life. For the past 20 years, he has dedicated his life to studying and working as a land surveyor...

Friday, May 27th, 2011

India Conducts Soil Mapping to Help Farmers

The agriculture department will undertake soil mapping in Sattari and Quepem on a pilot basis for a comprehensive study of the soil conditions. A central government agency had carried out a soil study in the late nineties,...

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Australia’s Ozri 2011 Geospatial Event Gears Up

The countdown has begun: Ozri, one of the largest geospatial events on the Asia Pacific calendar, will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Victoria, from 12 - 14 October 2011.

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

DubaiSat-2 – Improvement on Predecessor

Emirati engineers have completed the design for DubaiSat-2 at a satellite manufacturing plant in South Korea and are working on a flight model for the launch, which is expected at the end of next year from Russia. The...

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

From the charts of ancient mariners exploring new found lands to the age of Google Earth, maps are about far more than just navigation. They reflect the latest technologies, culture and the distribution of power and politics...

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