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Seven HKU young scientists awarded China’s Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2020
Young researchers at the University of Hong Kong have...
Launch Of South Korean CAS500-1 Satellite Delayed Until 2021
MOSCOW - The launch of South Korean CAS500-1 (Compact Advanced Satellite...
India, US likely to ink geospatial intelligence pact ahead of November 3 presidential election
The last high-level engagement between New Delhi and Donald...
Dubai Police Select Draganfly to Pilot New Drone Initiatives
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EU and China sign landmark agreement protecting European Geographical Indications
Today, the EU and China signed a bilateral agreement...
China’s optical remote sensing satellite fails to enter pre-set orbit
China has declared the Kuaizhou-1A rocket mission a failure...
Life on Venus? Isro’s Shukrayaan-1 mission in race to the fiery planet
Astronomers on Monday said they have found a potential...
Japanese City Using GIS on iPads for Field Survey
The City of Tamba in Hyogo prefecture, Japan, performs...
China launches new optical remote-sensing satellite
China launched a new optical remote-sensing satellite from the...
Belgian Nanosatellite Carries Finland’s Remote Sensing Technology To Space
PICASSO, the first CubeSat nanosatellite mission for the Royal...

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Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

NASA Study Maps the Roots of Global Mangrove Loss

Using high-resolution data from the joint NASA-U.S. Geological Survey Landsat program, researchers have created the first map of the causes of change in global mangrove habitats between 2000 and 2016—a valuable tool to aid conservation efforts for...

Monday, August 31st, 2020

Malaysian Drone Company Poladrone Launches “Oryctes,” World’s First Precision Drone for Oil Palm Plantations

The Oryctes drone, which applies spray fluid with centimeter-level precision at the center of oil palms, was designed and developed by a Malaysian team over a 12-month period and is the latest development in agrotechnology that capitalizes...

Monday, August 17th, 2020

NASA Maps Beirut Blast Damage

NASA’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team, in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of Singapore, used satellite-derived synthetic aperture radar data to map the likely extent of damage from a massive Aug. 4, 2020, explosion in...

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

China’s Energy Infrastructure Mapped by Baker Institute

Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy released its latest China Energy Map, an open-source, interactive chart of the country’s energy infrastructure. The map was created by Shih Yu (Elsie) Hung, a research manager at the Baker...

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

China’s Latest Scientific Research Ship Launched on South China Sea Doorstep

China launched the Shiyan-6, its first modern scientific research vessel focusing on geophysical exploration and seismic acquisition and processing, in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province. The launch is believed to be an important step in boosting the...

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Nishinoshima Belches Ash and Lava

A young volcanic island has been growing in the western Pacific Ocean since 2013. Since mid-June 2020, it has been going through a vigorous growth spurt. Images show some of the latest eruptive activity at Nishinoshima, a...

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Nepal Parliament Approves New Map as Dispute with India Escalates

Nepalese people light candles as they celebrate after the Parliament approved a new map of the country, including areas disputed with India, in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Credit: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)   The lower house of Nepal’s Parliament approved a...

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Japan’s HTV-9 Cargo Craft Helps Supply the Space Station

Japan’s resupply ship, the H-II Transfer Vehicle-9 (HTV-9), is pictured attached to the International Space Station’s Harmony module. Stowed inside the Japanese space freighter is the HTV-8 cargo pallet that was brought up to the station on...

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Nitrogen Dioxide Levels Rebound in China

In early February 2020, scientists using NASA and European satellites detected a significant reduction in a key air pollutant over China after the country shut down transportation and much of its economy. Three months later, with most...

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Satellite Tracking Discovers Elusive Whale Feeding Grounds

South Australian scientists are helping track southern right whales in search of summer foraging grounds, with a new report recording the first contemporary data on this seasonal migration. The study could provide valuable information in making guidelines...

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