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Chinese scientists say goodbye to Tiangong-2, expecting space station
After helping scientists complete many significant experiments such as...
ISRO Joins Exclusive club with Launch of Chandrayaan-2 Mission
A GSLV Mk II rocket lifted off from the...
Mapbox and Yahoo! JAPAN Collaborate to Transform the Digital Experience of Maps in Japan
San Francisco, California and Tokyo, Japan- Mapbox and Yahoo...
Japan’s Terra Drone gains footing in Central Asia with investment in leading Kazakh drone company KazUAV
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – July 18, 2019 – Japan-based Terra...
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...

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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...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Government Aims to Revamp Geospatial Policy

Despite criticism of the draconian penalty provisions in the draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016, the government plans to come up with new geospatial policy. A draft National Geospatial Policy (NGP) paper has been uploaded on the...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Indiana State, Chinese Academy of Sciences further collaboration

The Center for Urban and Environmental Change at Indiana State University welcomed Linlin Lu, associate professor at Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in China, as part of its speakers...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Flipkart Building Mapping Platform to Help Mark Customer Addresses More Accurately

BENGALURU: India's largest online retailer Flipkart is building its mapping platform based on the data from MapmyIndia, where it picked up over 34% stake last year. The online retailer is building Flipkart Maps, which will help it...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

The Great Leap pward: China’s Pearl River Delta, Then and Now

The region where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea has seen some of the most rapid urban expansion in human history over the past few decades – transforming what was mostly agricultural land in...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

North Korea Tests Space Rockets, Ballistic Missiles

In a news report by Daily Mail, the North Korean Space rocket technology called Simorgh was obtained by Iran and it was finally tested for the first time. Read More at Nature World News

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