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Australian spacetech companies partner to deliver the world’s first on-demand satellite imaging platform.
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Esri India partners with AGNIi (Invest India) to roll-out ‘GeoInnovation’
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‘ISRO gearing up for multiple space missions in 2022’
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Australian company develops system for real time mapping of wildfires
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Israel awards nearly $6 million in grants to space tech startups
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Modi Govt’s ‘Urban Geospatial Data Stories Challenge’ To Promote Innovation Begins
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said that...
Ethiopian Government to Merge the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute and Ethiopian Geospatial Information Institute
In November 2021, the Ethiopian House of People’s Representatives...
Iran Slaps Down US ‘Concerns’ Over Space Programme After Satellite Launch
Iran launched a rocket carrying three satellites into space...
Russia and China Ink Cooperative Deal on Respective GNSSs
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Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Satellite Photos Show Tonga’s Volcano Eruption

On the Pacific island nation of Tonga, significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami. New Zealand's military is sending much-needed drinking water and other supplies, but said the ash on...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

National Space Science Symposium Set for Late January

The National Space Science Symposium 2022 is scheduled to be held between Jan. 31, 2022, and Feb. 4, 2022, with IISER Kolkota as hosting institute. NSSS-2022 is a platform to provide a scientific forum for the presentation...

Monday, December 13th, 2021

A Deadly Day on Mount Semeru

Mount Semeru, the tallest and most active volcano on the Indonesian island of Java, has routinely spit up small, mostly harmless plumes of ash and gas for years. The circumstances changed on Dec. 4, 2021. Following a...

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

Flood Frequency Mapping in Myanmar

Dark areas represent permanent water bodies or fields frequently or always covered by water, for example rice fields. Different shades of blue represent the flood occurrences frequency estimated from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 data archive (light blue: less...

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter Performs Evasive Maneuver to Mitigate Critically Close Encounter

A very close conjunction between Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter (CH2O) and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) of NASA was expected to occur on Oct. 20, 2021, near the Lunar North pole. During a span of one week prior, analyses by...

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

Hunting Milky Seas by Satellite

Like a sea captain tracking a white whale, Steve Miller has been chasing “milky seas” for decades. He has been looking for examples of a rare form of marine bioluminescence, and the arrival of new night-light sensing...

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Modi Launches Indian Space Association (ISpA)

On Oct. 11, 2021, the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA), the premier industry association of space and satellite companies. Also present on the occasion were Shri Ashwin Vaishnav, Union Minister...

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

Carbon Monoxide From Fires in Australia

Australia is no stranger to bushfires, but the 2019-2020 season proved to be unprecedented. In southeast Australia, the fires were both intense and extensive. As much as 74,000 square kilometers of mostly eucalyptus forest, roughly 2.5 times...

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Thailand and NASA Air Quality Data

  For decades, NASA has used the vantage point of space, combined with airborne and ground-based field campaigns, to decipher the impact of air pollution and help other agencies protect people when unhealthy air threatens the places...

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

Improving Food Security Through Capacity Building in Lower Mekong Basin

Food security—the consistent availability and affordability of food—is a basic human need, yet it remains elusive for billions of people around the world. The United Nations’ 2021 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report,...

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