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ISRO Launches Radar Imaging Observation Satellite RISAT-2B
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Angola, France sign agreement on earth observation
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Kenya to expedite geospatial technology use
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China to set up high resolution Earth observation center in Qingdao
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China to customise satellite data for countries participating in its Belt and Road Initiative
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Monday, December 17th, 2018

A Damming Trend for the Mekong

Hundreds of dams are being proposed for Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The negative social and environmental consequences—affecting everything from food security to the environment—greatly outweigh the positive changes of this grand-scale flood control, according to...

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

HYsIS Relays First Daytime Image

A PSLV-C43 rocket lifted off on Nov. 29, 2018, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota, and successfully launched India’s Hyper spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) and 30 international co-passenger satellites. HysIS is an Earth observation satellite...

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Australia’s First Commercial Orbital Launch Facility to be Built in South Australia

NewSpace company Southern Launch will begin developing the infrastructure to deploy nanosatellites from the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. “We looked at sites from Western Australia to Victoria that were suitable for a southern launch and provided...

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

China Completes BeiDou-3 Basic Global GNSS Constellation

On Nov. 19, 2018, China launched the final two BeiDou-3M satellites needed to provide basic Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) services on a global scale. The launch took place on a Long March-3B rocket from Xichang Satellite...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Investment Boost for Australia’s Space and AI Industries

Australia’s space and machine learning industries received a significant boost following the announcement of A$35 million in funding from its national science agency. The CSIRO investment will include the development of advanced imaging of Earth from satellites,...

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Japan Launches Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite

On Oct. 29, 2018, Japan launched a new satellite to observe greenhouse gases. Ibuki-2, also known as GOSAT-2, will survey carbon dioxide and other global warming gases with greater precision than its predecessor. An H2A rocket carrying...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Japanese Tsunami Sends Invasive Debris and Marine Algae to U.S. Pacific Northwest Coast

In March 2011, the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami devastated the Pacific Coast of Japan; however, the tsunami also had global implications. When water from the 40-meter waves that pounded the coastline finally receded, a lot of...

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Satellites Derive Mangrove Health Assessment for Abu Dhabi

TCarta was commissioned by Environment Agency–Abu Dhabi (EAD) to carry out a landmark mangrove health assessment covering the entire Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The assessment contains mangrove condition information derived from high-resolution multispectral satellite imagery. “The satellite-derived...

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Emergency Warning Service Successfully Tested with Japan’s QZSS in Australia

In the framework of GNSS cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Japan, a test was recently conducted of a GNSS-based global Emergency Warning Service using Japan’s Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS). The EU is looking into the...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Megha-Tropiques Successfully Completes Seven Years in Orbit

The Megha-Tropiques satellite was built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) as a joint venture. The satellite is meant to study water cycle and energy exchanges in...

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