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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...
Russians come calling: ISRO and Russian Space Corporation to work together
Ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2 on July 14-15,...
China set to carry out controlled deorbiting of Tiangong-2 space lab
HELSINKI — China appears set to deorbit its Tiangong-2...
Terra Drone Eyes Middle East Market with New Joint Venture to Provide UAV Solutions for Survey Activities
Terra Drone sets up joint venture with NDTCCS, the...

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Cyclone Fani Approaches India

This Copernicus Sentinel-3 image captured on May 1, 2019, shows Cyclone Fani. Brewed in the Bay of Bengal and heading westwards, the cyclone was expected to make landfall on India’s east coast on May 3. With wind...

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Visiting a Young Island

On Oct. 8, 2018, Dan Slayback of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., joined scientists and students with the Sea Education Association’s SEA Semester South Pacific cruise to visit a three-year-old island he’d only seen...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Beidou-3 Navigation Satellite Launched on Long March 3B

China successfully launched a new navigation satellite, Beidou-44, on April 20, 2019. The launch took place from the LC3 Launch Complex of the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, using a Long March-3B/G2 launch vehicle. The satellite...

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

NASA Sees El Niño Conditions Prevail in Central Pacific Ocean

An El Niño that began to form last fall has matured and is now fully entrenched across the Pacific Ocean. Changes in sea surface temperatures (SSTs) brought about by an El Niño affect the atmosphere, resulting in...

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Major Geological Survey Hopes to Make Indonesia More Resistant to Deadly Tsunamis

A major new survey of Indonesia’s eastern seafloor has been approved by the Royal Society in a move hoped to boost the country’s resilience to deadly tsunamis. Twice in late 2018 Indonesia suffered horrendous casualties when large...

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

PSLV-C45 Successfully Launches EMISAT and 28 Customer Satellites

On April 1, 2019, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C45) successfully launched EMISAT and 28 international customer satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota. This flight marked the first mission of PSLV-QL, a new...

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

ISRO Awards Presented to 96 Achievers

On March 13, 2019, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) presented awards to 96 individuals at a ceremony held at Antariksh Bhavan in Bengaluru. “ISRO Awards” are in recognition of the unique contributions made by individuals and...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Mission Control Boost for Australian Space Agency

The Australian Government announced $12 million (Australian) for the space industry in Adelaide, consisting of $6 million for the Mission Control Centre and $6 million toward establishing a Space Discovery Centre for STEM education. The Mission Control...

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

JAXA, Toyota Partnering to Develop Lunar Rover

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation agreed to study the possibility of collaborating on international space exploration. As a first step, JAXA and Toyota agreed to further cooperate on and accelerate their ongoing...

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Satellites Used to Map Seafloor around Remote Pacific Island Nation

TCarta Marine was contracted by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to provide a baseline dataset of water depths and seafloor classification around the Republic of Kiribati. Located in the Pacific Ocean, the island nation is threatened...

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