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China Confirms Reception of Data from Gaofen-5 Satellite
The Chinese Academy of Sciences confirmed that one of...
India’s ISRO To Take On SpaceX With Its Own Smart and Reusable Rockets
India’s premier space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...
Satellite Data Archives Reveal Unrecorded Himalayan Floods
Almost 30 years’ worth of Landsat observations created a...
Supreme Court Directs Delhi Government To Buy Remote-Sensing Machines To Detect Pollution
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Delhi government...
Australian Government Announces Space Budget for Agency, PNT, and Earth Observation
The Australian government has announced inaugural seed funding of...
China Launches New Earth Observation Satellite for Environmental Monitoring
China on Wednesday launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite,...
Indian Geospatial Economy Value at INR 20,629 cr or $3.07 Billion
The Indian geospatial economy value is INR 20,629 crore...
North Korea’s Last Nuclear Test Changed The Height of an Entire Mountain
An underground test of what was claimed by North...
NASA Completes Survey Flights to Map Arctic Ice
Operation IceBridge, NASA's longest-running airborne mission to monitor polar...
Indian Railways to Begin Land Surveying on the Worlds Highest Rail Line
The Indian railway has set a target of completing...

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Kolkata May Be Slowly Sinking

Kolkata, situated on the banks of the Hooghly River in the Indo-Gangetic plain, is home to an estimated 14.1 million people. But like most cities in India, it’s worried about depleting groundwater. Data from the Kolkata Municipal...

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

ISRO Develops MSETCL GIS Portal

The central Regional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC-C)/ISRO at Nagpur develops a web-based GIS Portal in collaboration with Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. (MSETCL) Mumbai toward spatial integration of information on Electrical Transmission Infrastructure. The RRSC-C was...

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Satellite Derived Bathymetry Plays Key Role in Aquaculture Siting Project

BMT uses Satellite Derived Bathymetry from TCarta as a critical dataset in the selection of new fish-farming sites in the Arabian Gulf. BMT is performing the site selection work on behalf of Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi...

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Chinese Satellite Industry to Disrupt Markets Across Eurasia

NSR’s industry-first China Satcom Markets (CSM) report finds a Chinese satellite industry primed to take a larger share of the global satcom market through attractive one-stop-shop offerings, aggressive growth plans and enhanced exports. For GEO-HTS satellites alone,...

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

International Peat Mapping Team Wins $1 Million Indonesian Peat Prize

On World’s Wetlands Day, Feb. 2, 2018, Indonesia’s Geospatial Information Agency (BIG) announced that the International Peat Mapping Team, which is comprised of scientists from Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH (RSS), the Agency for the Assessment and Application...

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

NASA-JAXA Joint Statement on Space Exploration

On Jan. 24, 2018, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) met to exchange their views on space exploration. The agencies signed a joint statement affirming their strong mutual interest in...

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Canadian Nanosatellite Launches from China

A new era in space communications began on Jan. 19, 2018, with the successful launch of an ultra-low-cost telecommunications satellite from Canada-based Kepler Communications. The mission serves as a technology demonstration for Kepler’s Ku-band telecommunications payload. The...

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

India’s PSLV Launches Cartosat-2

On Jan. 12, 2018, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40), in its 42nd flight, successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre the 710-kilogram Cartosat-2 satellite for Earth observation as well as 30 co-passenger satellites. The co-passenger...

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Japanese H-2A Rocket Lifts Off with Two Satellites

On Dec. 23, 2017, two research satellites to probe Earth’s climate patterns and test ion engine technology to counter atmospheric drag in an unusual low-altitude orbit launched from the Tanegashima Space Center on top of a Japanese...

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Copernicus Satellite Images Australia’s Lake MacKay

Brown hills speckle the eastern part of Australia’s Lake MacKay in this image from the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite. The lake lies at the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, which covers nearly 285,000 square kilometers. Located on...

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