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UAE Space Agency contributes to Sustainable Development Goals
From mitigating against climate change using satellites to facilitating...
Japan Banks on 3D Mapping Deemed Crucial for Driverless Cars
Technology companies are racing to develop ultra-precise digital maps...
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
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...

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Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

India’s PSLV Launches Cartosat-2

On Jan. 12, 2018, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40), in its 42nd flight, successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre the 710-kilogram Cartosat-2 satellite for Earth observation as well as 30 co-passenger satellites. The co-passenger...

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

JAXA and VNSC Sign Cooperation Agreement

On Nov. 17, 2017, the Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) agreed to cooperate in the field of Public Affairs. JAXA will provide scale models to be exhibited at the Vietnam...

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Satellite Images Downtown Dubai Landmarks

The CNES (Space Agency of France) Pléiades satellite acquired this image of Downtown Dubai, including some of Dubai's most well-known landmarks: the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain. Due to the presence of these famous sites,...

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Invisible Solar Nanoflares Confirmed by Ultra-High-Sensitivity Observations

An international research team led by Dr. Shin-nosuke Ishikawa, project research fellow of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), succeeded in detecting the subtle signs of nanoflares in a region of the solar corona where no discernible...

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

New Research Uses Satellites to Predict End of Volcanic Eruptions

Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) recently discovered that infrared satellite data could be used to predict when lava flow-forming eruptions will end. Using NASA satellite...

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Antrix Provides ISRO Space Products for Social Relevance

Antrix Corporation Ltd. (ACL), the commercial and marketing arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is engaged in providing space products and services to international customers worldwide. Antrix solutions range from the supply of hardware and...

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Five ‘BIRDS Project’ CubeSats Successfully Deployed from Kibo

On July 7, 2017, a total of five “BIRDS project” CubeSats were successfully deployed from the Japanese Experiment Module Kibo. The Joint Global Multi-Nation Birds Satellite project is an international joint development and operations project that includes...

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

JAXA Tests Snow and Ice Sensors

Demonstration tests on snow and ice monitoring sensors, led by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), have begun at Kitami Institute of Technology (Kitami, Hokkaido). For the tests, researchers have created outdoor, underground installations of the sensors...

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

China Launches Remote-Sensing Micro-Nano Satellites

On June 15, 2017, China launched two remote-sensing micro-nano satellites on a Long March-4B rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi Desert. The OVS-1A and the OVS-1B, the first two satellites of Zhuhai-I remote-sensing...

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Kolkata’s Slum Lanes Digitized for GPS

A total of 1.4 million people live in the informal settlements of the West Bengal city of Kolkata, which represents around 30 percent of the urban population. Up until recently, these residents had no addresses accessible via...

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