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French Space Agency Claims 100 Million Users for Galileo Navigation System
France: The Galileo satellite navigation system has about 100...
UK Satellites to Help Monitor ASEAN Forest Fires
The UK Space Agency will use satellite imagery and...
Singapore’s First Drone Estate to See Tests for Aerial Drone Parcel Delivery
SINGAPORE — Designated as Singapore’s first “drone estate”, the...
UAE’s KhalifaSat Earth Observation Satellite Nears Completion, Receives Royal Seal of Approval
The first satellite to be indigenously built by Emirati...
Odisha Wins Geospatial World Excellence Award
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (PTI) Odisha has bagged Geospatial World...
India Establishing Satellite Tracking Station in Vietnam
Following a visit to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
India’s Total Forest Cover Increases by 1%: State of Forest Report 2017
India’s total forest cover increased by 0.94 per cent...
China Adds Two More Satellites to Home-Grown Navigation Network
Two more Chinese Beidou navigation satellites successfully lifted off...
e-GEOS to Supply Australian Maritime Safety Authority with Satellite Data for Oil Spills
On 7 February e-GEOS, a joint venture of Telespazio...
UAE to Launch First Astronaut Program, Thousands Apply
More than 3,000 UAE nationals applied to be the...

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Monday, July 25th, 2016

Japan and EU Collaborate on GNSS Signals

Japan and Europe will connect their global navigation satellite systems for improved pinpoint locations on the ground. The move is being driven in part by the rise of autonomous cars and the need for greater positional accuracy to...

Monday, July 25th, 2016

NASA and ISRO Collaborate on Mapping Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are jointly working on the development of a Dual Frequency (L&S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR). The...

Monday, July 18th, 2016

SmallSats Play Growing Role in $29 Billion Remote Sensing Satellite Market

With demand for Earth imagery increasing, manufacturers are expected to produce some 1,935 remote sensing satellites over the next 10 years, according to Forecast International. The company's new study, "The Market for Civil & Commercial Remote Sensing...

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Loughborough University Engineers Selected to Safeguard and Develop China’s Sustainable Agriculture

A £1 million project to boost sustainable agriculture in China is being led by aerospace engineers at Loughborough University. Professor Wen-Hua Chen and his research team from the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering are part of...

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Philippines Accelerate Land Mapping with Drones

It is estimated that just half of more than 24 million land parcels in the Philippines have formal land titles. An effort is underway to map the remaining parcels as land titles have been shown to encourage...

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Mobile Application Addresses Human-Wildlife Conflicts in India

A mobile technology initiative, WildSeve, is helping to address human-wildlife conflicts and has been implemented in 284 villages in India. WildSeve is a tool farmers and others can use to report a wildlife conflict incident, resulting in immediate...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Indian Government Embarks on Mineral Mapping

The government of India will undergo a detailed mapping effort of all the mineral resources in the country. The country is known as a mineral-rich area with 28 varieties of minerals that include precious stones.  The minerals...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Seeing the Impact of Electricity in India

A new web map allows for an interactive view of the impact of electricity in India. The spread of electricity in India has been an ongoing objective for more than 20 years, however, there are still more...

Monday, June 27th, 2016

China’s Capital Shown to be Subsiding

Researchers using InSAR satellite images (Envisat ASAR images and TerraSAR-X images) have determined that the geology under the city of Beijing is collapsing due to excessive pumping of groundwater. The imagery revealed that the central business district...

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Hyderabad Integrates Master Plans In GIS Format

Progress on a unified master plan for the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region is underway with plans for completion by mid-December. The unified plan will bring together five different master plans and zoning regulations. The unified master plan is being...

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