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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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Monday, February 25th, 2019

Bali’s Agung Volcano

This image of Mount Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali was captured on July 2, 2018, by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. After being dormant for 50 years, Mount Agung erupted in November 2017. It has continued...

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Human Activity in China and India Dominates the Greening of Earth

The world is literally a greener place than it was 20 years ago, and data from NASA satellites revealed a counterintuitive source for much of this new foliage: China and India. A new study shows that the...

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Indian Government to Use Satellite Imagery to Conserve Forests

The Forest Department of India will use geo informatics for effective conservation of Telangana’s forests. Besides preventing encroachment and forest fires, the government will use latest technology to identify vacant lands in forests to spread green cover...

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Australian Space Agency Boss Signals Plans for Industry

The head of the Australian Space Agency outlined her vision for the Australian space industry during a talk at the University of South Australia. Dr. Megan Clark told delegates at the eighth Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

India’s PSLV-C44 Successfully Launched Microsat-R and Kalamsat-V2

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) successfully injected Microsat-R and Kalamsat-V2 satellites into their designated orbits. The PSLV-C44 lifted off on Jan. 24, 2019, from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota, in...

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

JAXA Successfully Launches Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1 aboard Epsilon-4

On Jan. 18, 2019, the National Research and Development Agency Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1 aboard the fourth Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-4) from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center. The launch and...

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Japanese Research Group Discovers Giant Pattern in Clouds of Venus

A Japanese research group identified a giant streak structure among the clouds covering planet Venus based on observation from the spacecraft Akatsuki. The team also revealed the origins of this structure using large-scale climate simulations. The group...

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

ISRO Launches Samwad with Students on New Year Day

As part of the enhanced outreach program of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a new platform named Samwad with Students (SwS) was launched in Bengaluru on Jan. 1, 2019. Through the SwS initiative, ISRO aims to constantly...

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...

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