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New funding boost for space traffic radar project
Silentium Defence has secured a $3.2m contract from the...
China Uses the U.N. to Expand Its Surveillance Reach
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Russia successfully tests hypersonic missile on Putin’s birthday
MOSCOW: Russia successfully test launched a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic...
UK launches £2m competition to drive transport innovation with geospatial data
The UK’s Geospatial Commission has launched a £2 million (US$2.6...
Indo-French satellites to trace illegal spillage of oil by ships: French space agency
The constellation of maritime surveillance satellites for the Indian...
Google Maps adds new AR tools to help you get around town
Not content to just launch new hardware this week, Google today...
Japan’s iQPS to launch 36-satellite constellation
Japan’s Institute for Q-shu Pioneers of Space (iQPS) has...
UK launches supercomputer nanosatellites to help maritime trade
The UK Space Agency has announced the launch of...
GeoCue Group Inc. Launches GeoCue Australia Pty
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China launches 2 environmental monitoring satellites for emergency responses
China successfully launched two environmental monitoring satellites at 11:23...

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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

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Google and Apple Might Soon Need a License for Satellite Mapping in India

Due to MNCs like Google and Apple giving a cold response to India's security concerns, they might soon need a license for satellite mapping in India, says a proposed legislation. As reported last week, a draft of...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Maharashtra: Remote sensing technology to check illegal structures

In a bid to curb the mushrooming illegal structures, the state government has decided to identify and check illegal structures across the state with the help of a remote sensing technique. Read More at DNA India

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