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ISRO calls off Chandrayaan 2 launch due to technical glitch
India’s ambitious second lunar mission, Chandrayaan 2, suffered a...
Ministry of Interior wins global excellence award in GIS
Doha: The Ministry of the Interior, represented by the...
UAE military satellite lost in Vega launch failure
A European Vega launcher failed Wednesday night around two...
Russia Launches Telescope Into Space To Map The Cosmos In ‘Outstanding’ Detail
Russia has successfully launched a new telescope into space, marking...
UAE’s space programme: ‘UAE to come back stronger with the launch of Falcon Eye 2 soon’
Dubai: The loss of the Falcon Eye 1 satellite...
France announces Air and Space Force, due to launch in 2020
French President, Emmanuel Macron, has announced that the country's...
Russians come calling: ISRO and Russian Space Corporation to work together
Ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2 on July 14-15,...
China set to carry out controlled deorbiting of Tiangong-2 space lab
HELSINKI — China appears set to deorbit its Tiangong-2...
Terra Drone Eyes Middle East Market with New Joint Venture to Provide UAV Solutions for Survey Activities
Terra Drone sets up joint venture with NDTCCS, the...
Chinese authorities dismiss Three Gorges Dam safety rumours
BEIJING - Chinese authorities have dismissed rumours on social...

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Monday, May 23rd, 2016

India Asks China to Stop Work in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir

India has asked China to stop all activities in parts of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by Pakistan, the external affairs ministry said Friday. China is undertaking construction activities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as part of its economic corridor...

Friday, May 20th, 2016

U-blox Launches Neo-M8P GNSS Module in South Korea

Global positioning system (GPS) chip maker U-blox has launched its Neo-M8P global navigation satellite system (GNSS) module in South Korea. Via this launch, U-blox plans to expand in the Korean unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market, The Korea...

Friday, May 20th, 2016

India Rejects Pakistan Stance Over Controversial Mapping Bill on Kashmir

NEW DELHI  – Rejecting Pakistan’s objection to a controversial draft bill on the regulation of Indian maps of its territory, including maps of the disputed territory of Jammu & Kashmir, an Indian minister said that it is...

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Indian Regulator to Consider the Civil and Commercial Use of Drones

Last month, India’s civil aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), issued draft guidelines proposing a framework to regulate the civil and commercial use of unmanned aerial systems or drones (“Guidelines”). Comments are due by...

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Tim Cook in India: Hyderabad to be Apple’s Mapping Destination

iPhone-maker Apple is expected to announce its first facility in India at Hyderabad on May 19. Read More at Hindustan Times

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Pakistan Objects to India’s Map Bill But its Own 2014 Law Regulates Geospatial Data Too

New Delhi: On Tuesday, Pakistan complained to the United Nations that India’s draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill is a violation of UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir, adding to the Line of Control a new dispute – one over the control...

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

India Should Build its Own Space Station

India should actively get into building its own space station in the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) as its next space frontier since the time is opportune for this, a retired space scientist has said. Read More at...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Septentrio Introduces “Future Proof” GNSS RTK Technology for Surveyors

TORRANCE, Calif. – May 18, 2016 – Septentrio has introduced its next-generation high-precision Altus APS3G RTK receiver, which brings technology only previously available in scientific receivers into the field for professional surveyors. The new multi-constellation APS3G addresses...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Geospatial Technology Crucial in Realizing Vision of Digital India: Market Analysis by Geospatial Media

NOIDA, India — Government of India is taking unprecedented interest and measures in connecting space and location technologies with development and governance. All flagship programs be it smart cities, skill development, Digital India, Start-Up India, Make in...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Google Challenges South Korea Over Mapping Restrictions

Google parent Alphabet Inc. is challenging the South Korean government over restrictions to its mapping services in the country, which renders some maps less informative than those for North Korea. Read More at Wall Street Journal

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