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Chinese scientists say goodbye to Tiangong-2, expecting space station
After helping scientists complete many significant experiments such as...
ISRO Joins Exclusive club with Launch of Chandrayaan-2 Mission
A GSLV Mk II rocket lifted off from the...
Mapbox and Yahoo! JAPAN Collaborate to Transform the Digital Experience of Maps in Japan
San Francisco, California and Tokyo, Japan- Mapbox and Yahoo...
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...

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Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Philippines – ‘Data Node’ in Asia IT Disaster Mgm’t Project

A Japan-led regional project that seeks to use remote sensing and GIS technologies in disaster management has named the Manila Observatory as a Data Analysis Node (DAN) in Asia Pacific. The Philippine Disaster Science Management Center (DSMC), along...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Bilateral Border Talks Held with Vietnam

As tension over the Kingdom’s western border continues to simmer following clashes between Cambodian and Thai forces earlier this month, attention turned to the east yesterday with a meeting of officials from Vietnam and Cambodia’s bilateral Joint...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Foreign Investment Ebbs in India

India’s rise has captured the world’s imagination, as the economy grows at nearly 9 percent a year and a growing consumer class buys cellphones, cars and homes. Yet foreign businesses and investors, once increasingly eager to tap...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

HCM City Hosts Urban Development Conference

Urban development solutions and successful case studies related to urban planning, sustainable development, and water drainage and waste management are on the agenda at the fifth international City Development conference that opened in HCM City yesterday. The...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

NATMO Completes Detailed Map of Varanasi

The National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO), Kolkata, has made a map of Varanasi using spatial technology under its Golden Map Service project. The urban growth of Ramnagar and Mughalsarai has also been included in it,...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Land Administrators Asked to be Innovative

Professionals providing Surveying, Valuation and Land Administration services in Ghana were on Thursday charged to be innovative to attain standards that would instil professionalism for the effective growth and development of the nation. Professor Kofi Awoonor, Chairman...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Russia To Launch New Generation Glonass Satellite

A Soyuz booster rocket with the first new generation GLONASS satellite will soar aloft from the Plesetsk cosmodrome on Thursday, Russian news agency, Itar-Tass, reported. "The launch of the medium-class Soyuz 2.1b booster rocket with the Fregat...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Indian Space Agency Postpones Remote Sensing Satellite’s Launch

Not wanting to risk a failure of its lucrative Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and to be doubly sure about the on-flight performance of the various subsystems, India's space agency has postponed the launch of the rocket...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

India Commits $10 billion to Expand Forests with Green India Plan

The Indian government has approved a bold plan to expand and improve the quality of its forests as a part of the nation's National Action Plan on Climate Change. The reforestation plan, dubbed the National Mission for...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Insurer Attacks Lack of Flood Mapping

Insurance Australia Group has likened the lack of adequate flood mapping to a national infrastructure problem, with many home owners unable to secure flood cover because of the state of existing data. The country's biggest general insurer...

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