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EU unveils Earth observation program
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European Union brings Copernicus Programme to Philippines
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China GEO supports Brazil dam collapse disaster response
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Malaysian Space Agency created to maximize efficiency and impact
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Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Drones and AI Help Restore Great Wall of China

Intel and the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation (CFCHC) entered an agreement to use Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) and drone technology capabilities for restoration of the Jiankou section of the Great Wall of China. The drones...

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Local Company Helps Map Kilauea Lava Flow

When Kilauea started to erupt on the Big Island of Hawaii on May 3, 2018, Brennan O’Neill knew he had to do something. As the Hawaiian branch manager of Frontier Precision, he was in a unique position...

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Thailand’s Space Agency Signs Imagery Contract

Planet signed a deal with the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), an agency under Thailand’s Ministry of Science and Technology, to provide satellite imagery to enable frequent monitoring in the country. Planet will provide GISTDA...

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Hayabusa2 Rendezvous with Ryugu

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) confirmed that Hayabusa2, JAXA’s asteroid explorer satellite, rendezvoused with Ryugu, the target asteroid. On June 27, 2018, JAXA operated Hayabusa2 chemical propulsion thrusters for the spacecraft’s orbit control. Confirmation of the rendezvous...

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Philippines Launches First CubeSat into Space

Maya-1, the Philippines’ first cube satellite (CubeSat), was flown into space aboard the SpaceX Falcon-9 CRS 15 rocket launched on June 29, 2018, from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Measuring 10 cubic centimeters and weighing about 1 kilogram, the...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Guardian Concludes Demonstration Flights in Japan

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) announced that the Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) concluded the first large-scale demonstration flights in Japan. The demonstration flights, which took place from May 10-23, 2018, were intended to promote the...

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Public Selects MIO as Name for JAXA Orbiter

JAXA selected MIO as the new name for the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO) to be launched this Japanese fiscal year. The selection process was based on public response to the MMO renaming project made during the designated...

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

China Launches Fengyun-2H Meteorological Satellite

On June 5, 2018, China launched Fengyun-2H, a meteorological satellite that will be placed in a geosynchronous orbit. The launch took place using the three-stage rocket Long March 3A from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province....

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

China Launches New Earth Observation Satellite

On June 2, 2018, China launched a new Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-6, which will be mainly used in agricultural resources research and disaster monitoring. The Gaofen-6 was launched on a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite...

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Australian Army Rolls Out Black Hornet Nano Unmanned Aerial Systems

As recently announced by the Australian Department of Defence, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will soon be rolled out to Australian Army soldiers in Brisbane following the completion of the Black Hornet Nano UAS Program. The Black Hornet...

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