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China GEO supports Brazil dam collapse disaster response
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ISRO’s big achievement: South American countries look towards India for low cost satellite launches
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Malaysian Space Agency created to maximize efficiency and impact
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Monday, May 16th, 2016

ChinaRS Upgrades to A3 Edge

Tel Aviv, Israel – May 16, 2016. ChinaRS, a leading Chinese geospatial services company, has upgraded its two VisionMap A3 airborne mapping cameras to A3 Edge, the newest and most advanced camera in VisionMap's A3 series. VisionMap's...

Monday, May 16th, 2016

SaveTheMap Readies Template Response to Geospatial bill

A volunteer-led initiative called SaveTheMap , which came up in opposition to the draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, has drafted a template response that people can send to the Ministry of Home Affairs to show they don't...

Monday, May 16th, 2016

China Launches Yaogan-30 Remote Sensing Satellite

CHINA'S Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellite was sent into space on Sunday at 10:43 a.m. from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China's gobi desert. Read More at Shanghai Daily

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Addresses Energy Intensity Mapping in Dubai

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has chaired the 40th meeting of the council at its headquarters. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council...

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Australian Satnav Compliance Takes Effect May 26

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will switch off nearly 200 ground-based navaids and start implementing global navigation satellite systems navigation (GNSS) for all aircraft operating in the country on or after May 26. Aircraft operating under...

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Jilin-1: China’s First Commercial Remote Sensing Satellites Aim to Fill the Void

China’s first domestically developed commercial Earth imaging satellites are up-and-running in orbit, and are the first step in an ambitious plan to secure a niche in a growing sector and help revitalise the Northeast China economy. Read...

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Centre Goes the Licence Raj Route with the Geospatial Bill

Governments often overlook the fact that the democratisation of information has more benefits than drawbacks. This is evident in the draft version of The Geospatial Information Regulation Bill 2016, released by the Centre last week. Read More...

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Geospatial Bill: Bengaluru Finds a Route to Save the Map from Government

BENGALURU: A campaign against the Union government's move to govern how companies and individuals use maps is gaining momentum, with a number of thinktanks, research organisations and activists launching efforts to rally resistance against the proposed law. ...

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Australia Leads RPAS Collision Avoidance Technology

Australia’s leading researchers of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) technology, also known as UAV or drones, have been recognised by Australia’s CSIRO with exclusive backing to oversee the development of collision avoidance technology over the next three...

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

India Moving Forward with Unmanned Aircraft Systems Regulations for Civil and Commercial Use

Last month, India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (“DGCA”) published draft guidelines (“Guidelines”) as a basis for regulating the civil use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (“UAS”), more commonly called drones. The proposed regulations state that “operations of...

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