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China Confirms Reception of Data from Gaofen-5 Satellite
The Chinese Academy of Sciences confirmed that one of...
India’s ISRO To Take On SpaceX With Its Own Smart and Reusable Rockets
India’s premier space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...
Satellite Data Archives Reveal Unrecorded Himalayan Floods
Almost 30 years’ worth of Landsat observations created a...
Supreme Court Directs Delhi Government To Buy Remote-Sensing Machines To Detect Pollution
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Delhi government...
Australian Government Announces Space Budget for Agency, PNT, and Earth Observation
The Australian government has announced inaugural seed funding of...
China Launches New Earth Observation Satellite for Environmental Monitoring
China on Wednesday launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite,...
Indian Geospatial Economy Value at INR 20,629 cr or $3.07 Billion
The Indian geospatial economy value is INR 20,629 crore...
North Korea’s Last Nuclear Test Changed The Height of an Entire Mountain
An underground test of what was claimed by North...
NASA Completes Survey Flights to Map Arctic Ice
Operation IceBridge, NASA's longest-running airborne mission to monitor polar...
Indian Railways to Begin Land Surveying on the Worlds Highest Rail Line
The Indian railway has set a target of completing...

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Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Report Estimates Cost of Disruption to GPS in UK Would be £1bn Per Day

The UK stands to lose £1bn per day in the event of a major disruption to the Global Positioning System (GPS), according to a government report. Read More at The Register

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Joint Australia NZ Research Project to Improve GPS Accuracy

Position fixing could become much more precise than the several metres accuracy provided by the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites if a two year trial of Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) being undertaken with the backing of...

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Australia Will Have New GPS Position, Moved 1.5 Meters North Since 1994

Australia's entire continent is believed to have moved 1.5 meters to the north over the past 22 years due to tectonic shifts, which puts the continent out of sync with global positioning system (GPS). The Australian government...