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New digital twin to better plan, design and manage Australia’s cities
A cutting edge 3D visualisation of Western Sydney was...
NRL’s remote sensing division analyzes ground characteristics in Australia
WASHINGTON — U.S. Naval Research Laboratory physical scientists, engineers,...
Google Maps tests swapping Commute for Go in new five-tab menu
Google’s popular mapping service turned 15 last week, and...
Japan’s mission to explore Mars’ moons gets a green light
Japan is moving ahead with plans to land a...
Four New Chinese Beidou GNSS Satellites Declared Operational
Four new satellites for the Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite...
ISRO satellite to guard India’s borders soon; Satellite launch in March this year
Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO is all set to...
European Space Agency and Galileo Services to Discuss European GNSS at Military PNT 2020
London, United Kingdom - On May 18-19, 2020, SMi...
Timing center to protect UK from risk of satellite failure
The UK’s emergency service responders and other critical services...
Space agency HQ launch fuels industry momentum in Adelaide
More than 1000 space leaders including NASA representatives and...
Satellite group targets bushfire disaster and clean water
Bushfire disasters and satellite water monitoring are crucial targets...

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Australia – More Than $314 Million in Disaster Funding Allocated in One Week

Premier Anna Bligh and Federal Minister for Agriculture, and Minister Assisting the Attorney-General of Queensland Flood Recovery, Senator Joe Ludwig, today announced a further 12 disaster affected councils would benefit from advance funding injections to kickstart reconstruction...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Google Maps Nears First Deadline on China Requirement

Google has yet to apply for the necessary state license to operate its online mapping service in China, putting another Google product in jeopardy as the first deadline looms. China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping said in...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Bangalore on the Arc

Post-1800, when the British had conquered the entire Mysore Kingdom and set up a cantonment in Bangalore, there was a flurry of cartographers mapping the region. One of the earliest was Lambton, a Brigade Major in the...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Realities Challenging

Pacific Island countries and territories are challenged by the necessity to update their maps to reflect the present day realities. Often lands departments deal with maps where land parcels do not fit the actual river system, or...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Resourcesat-2 for Rural Programme Efficiency

Resourcesat-2, a highly advanced remote sensing satellite that is to be launched by ISRO in April this year, is expected to increase the efficiency of rural development programmes by providing high-resolution stage-by-stage satellite imagery of the progress...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Google Tests Fate in China as Mapping Application Deadline Looms

Google Inc.’s defiance of China’s censorship rules resulted in the world’s most popular search engine being pulled out of the country 12 months ago. This year, the dispute may be spilling over to Gmail and maps. As...

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Chinese Beidou System to Challenge U.S. Dominancy

Beidou, the China's second generation of satellite system features services of locating, navigation, timing and even text message communication covering the Asia Pacific region by 2012, said the system chief designer Sun Jiadong. Such upgrades are perceived by...

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Japan Needs Better Tsunami Infrastructure According to an Expert

Japan's cash-strapped government has moved away in recent years from costly projects such as increasing the height of sea walls to budget measures like producing maps that show which areas are at lower sea levels, said Fumihiko...

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

India’s Prime Minister Stresses ISRO’s Role for Sustainable Development

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh urged scientists to expedite space-based applications in order to balance the share of economic growth in the society. Talking to scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday, Singh said...

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Moving Towards a Spatially Enabled and Liveable Singapore

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is Singapore’s national land use planning and conservation authority and has helped to successfully transform Singapore into one of the most liveable cities in Asia through judicious land use planning and good...

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