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NASA, ESA ARE PREPARING TO LAUNCH THE LARGEST EARTH-OBSERVING SATELLITE EVER
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Australian Space Forum to strengthen ties with Japan
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Terra Drone completes the investment in Slovenia’s aerospace solutions provider C-Astral
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Airbus Wins ESA’s LSTM Temperature-Check Mission for Copernicus Next Generation
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UK academics build infrastructure-light GNSS-based traffic management system for African cities
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SMBC Launches New Geospatial Data Service Powered By Orbital Insight
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DARPA Names Participants for UAS Aerial Combat Algorithm Prototyping Effort
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Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

India’s First Open-Source Integrated Geospatial Data Observatory Launched

India Observatory, the country’s first socio, economic, ecological open-source integrated geospatial data platform, was launched at Hyderabad during the GeoSmart India conference. The observatory contains comprehensive information on India’s social, ecological and economic parameters on a single...

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Tsunami Unleashed by Anak Krakatoa Eruption Was at Least 100 Meters High

The deadly volcanic eruption of Anak Krakatoa in 2018 unleashed a wave at least 100 meters high that could have caused widespread devastation had it been travelling in another direction, new research shows. Over 400 people lost...

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Drones Are Transforming Palm Oil Output in Southeast Asia

As haze blanketed large tracts of Southeast Asia in October 2019, office workers with Genting Plantations Bhd. in Jakarta were investigating the source of the choking smoke more than a thousand kilometers away. Images collected from drones...

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Bushfires Rage in Australia

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission captured the multiple bushfires burning across Australia’s east coast. Around 150 fires are still burning in New South Wales and Queensland, with hot and dry conditions accompanied with strong winds, said to be...

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Bushfires Still Raging in New South Wales

Bushfires are still raging in Australia, particularly along the east coast of New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland. The leader of the rural fire service told media that this could be “the most dangerous bushfire week this...

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Floods Northeast of Tokyo Captured by Satellite

This image shows the extent of flooding on Japan’s main island of Honshu. Captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, the image shows the floods in red around the cities of Sendai and Ishinomaki on Oct. 12, 2019....

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Initial Imaging and Observations from India’s Chandrayaan-2 Satellite

According to information obtained from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chandrayaan-2 Dual-Frequency Synthetic Aperture Radar (DF-SAR) satellite, the moon has been continuously bombarded by meteorites, asteroids and comets since its formation. This has resulted in the...

Monday, October 21st, 2019

UAE Space Agency Outlines Details of National Space Strategy 2030

The UAE Space Agency (UAESA) announced the details of its National Space Strategy 2030 and National Space Investment Plan, complementing the regulatory and legislative framework of the UAE’s national space sector and in line with the strategic...

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Satellites Observe Typhoon Hagibis Heading for Japan

This image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission on Oct. 10, 2019, shows Typhoon Hagibis heading toward Japan’s main island of Honshu. This enormous typhoon is being compared to a Category 5 hurricane; the eye of the...

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Unusual Monsoon Season Causes Flooding in India

India’s 2019 monsoon season has been one of the most unusual in recent decades. From June to September 2019, India received the highest amount of monsoonal rain in 25 years of records. According to the India Meteorological...

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