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Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
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Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
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ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
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Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
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New base map for Maltese islands launched
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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
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Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

India Adds Satellite Monitoring Station in Vietnam

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has set up a new data reception, tracking and telemetry station in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. The satellite monitoring station complements a similar station in neighboring Indonesia. The...

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

India Readies IRNSS Positioning System for July Launch

The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is being readied for operation to provide location information across the country by July of 2016. The constellation of seven satellites will provide high accuracy that is said to be...

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Singapore Imaging Satellite Successfully Launched

Singapore's TeLEOS-1 commercial imaging satellite was launched on Wednesday via India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The satellite from Singapore Technologies Electronics is a 400-kilogram spacecraft also known as...

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Sokkia Announces the Release of New CX Total Stations

LIVERMORE, Calif. / CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands, Dec. 17, 2015—Sokkia releases two new editions to its CX total station series with availability in the Americas and Europe, both featuring enhanced reflectorless operation. The new CX-50is designed to...

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Australia Opens Up Its Geocoded National Address File

A new Australian public data policy opens up public access to the data it creates. The new status of "strategic national resource," is being applied with the aim of allowing researchers and the private sector to expand...

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Monitoring Bridge Stability from Space

The University of Nottingham’s Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre is collaborating with a subsidiary of China Railway Group, the biggest construction company in Asia, on a joint project funded by the European Space Agency (ESA). The project, known...

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Russia’s Glonass Navigation System Undergoes Final Tests

Glonass, the Russian global navigation satellite system, is nearing completion and is undergoing final tests. The system is designed to provide Russia with its own navigation data for military and civilian use to end reliance on the...

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

GAIL Joins Hands with ISRO for Satellite Monitoring of Pipelines

To address pipeline safety concerns, GAIL (India) Limited in collaboration with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) – a unit of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) – has launched an innovative surveillance geo-portal called ‘Bhuvan-GAIL Portal’, utilizing space...

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Magnitude 7.1 Quake Strikes Southern Indian Ocean

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck in the southern Indian Ocean on Saturday, but the United States Geological Survey say there are no reports of injuries or damage. The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre also said there...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The Other Chinese Creation You Can See from Space: SMOG

For decades now the Chinese have adamantly maintained that the massive, snaking Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure to be visible from space. But now they can claim ownership of another, albeit somewhat less desirable,...

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