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Isro to Launch Cartosat 2 Sat with 30 Nano Sats in Mid-December
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Russia Launched European Satellite Successfully as Part of ESA’s Copernicus Programme
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ADEX 2017: South Korea Showcases Unmanned Solutions
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ISRO Eyes to Shrug Off Setback with Cartosat Launch in December
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Iran to Launch Communications Satellite by 2021
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Australian Geospatial Specialists Sign Tech Agreement
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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Joint Australia/New Zealand Research Project to Improve GPS Accuracy

If a two-year trial of Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) being undertaken with the backing of the Australian and New Zealand governments proves successful, position fixing could become more precise than the several-meters accuracy provided by Global...

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Search for Genghis Khan’s Tomb Leads to New Crowdsourcing Business

An 800-year-old puzzle about the burial place of Mongolian ruler Genghis Khan sparked a very 21st century business. Albert Lin was on an expedition to locate the lost tomb of the Mongol Empire founder, when satellite imagery...

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Space Station Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI6 Successfully Reenters Earth’s Atmosphere

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that its H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI6 (HTV6), after completion of deorbit maneuver, reentered Earth according to schedule on Feb. 5, 2017. KOUNOTORI6 berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) on...

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

ISRO Sets World Record by Launching 104 Satellites in Single Mission

On Feb. 15, 2017, India’s space agency (ISRO) successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket; this is the highest number of satellites ever launched in a single mission. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C37...

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Australia Officially Moved 1.8 Meters

As of January 2017, Australia’s coordinates officially moved 1.8 meters northeast, following the launch of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020). The first update to Australia’s coordinate system in two decades, GDA2020 is a step toward...

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

New Report Analyzes Myanmar Geology

Getech recently released an in-depth report aimed at providing insight into the geology of Myanmar and the surrounding regions. Exploration teams who have access to this report are expected to benefit from understanding the tectonic and geological...

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Indian Geospatial Industry to be $20 Billion Market by 2025

The $4 billion geospatial industry in India is expected to become a $20 billion market by 2025, growing at a cumulative annual rate of 12-15 percent. According to M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing...

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

ISRO Encouraging Entrepreneurs to Access Its Petabytes of Geospatial Data

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has gathered approximately 17 petabytes (17 million GB) of geospatial data, with expectations of having more than 50 petabytes in the next five years. To encourage use of this wealth of...

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Volcano Monitoring in Indonesia Improving, Saving Lives

Indonesia has the world’s greatest at-risk population for volcano hazards and is the most volcanically active nation on Earth. To help mitigate potential disasters to its country and people, the Indonesian Center for Volcanology and Geologic Hazard...

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

China Launches Two Remote-Sensing Satellites, Orbits May Not Last Months

On Dec. 28, 2016, China launched a pair of high-resolution remote-sensing satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in Shanxi Province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The satellites, SuperView-1 01/02, were launched on a Long March 2D...

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