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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
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Google Maps tests swapping Commute for Go in new five-tab menu
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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
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Timing center to protect UK from risk of satellite failure
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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
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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Learning to Manage Disasters in Malaysia

An earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale followed by 10-meter high tsunami in Japan, last week managed to remove the perception of the international community since the beginning of this year's protest focused on the disaster...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

China Cracks Down on Illegal Online Mapping Services

China has launched a nationwide campaign to eliminate illegal online mapping services, according to the country's mapping watchdog on Monday. Administered by a coordinating board made up of 13 ministry-level agencies headed by the State Bureau of...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Beidou Navigation System to Serve Chinese Private Car Owners in 2012

Chinese private car owners will be able to enjoy positioning services provided by the Beidou satellite navigation and positioning system starting in 2012, said Sun Jiadong, chief designer of the Beidou satellite navigation and positioning system. China...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Council Delays Endorsing Spatial Planning Bill

The Jakarta City Council said Friday it was not able to conclude the deliberation of a draft of the 2010-2030 spatial planning bill since it was waiting for feedback from the public. The bill regulates how the...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Iran Aerial Imaging Platform Said to be Flying Saucer

An aircraft created by scientists in Iran is, they claim, the world’s first flying saucer. Called the Zohal - or Saturn in English - it said the unmanned spaceship is designed for 'aerial imaging' but added it...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Auditors Criticize India’s Remote Sensing Satellite Performance

The functioning of National Remote Sensing Centre, which works under Department of Space, came under the scrutiny of the Comptroller and Auditor General during which several faults in the way satellites were being utilised were picked. Three...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

The World’s Largest Science Experiment Kicks off in Australia

Australian school students will be the first to take part in the world's largest-ever scientific experiment. The Global Water Experiment, on World Water Day next Tuesday, involves primary and high school students across the nation and throughout...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Korean Peninsula Moves up to 5 cm East Due to Japan Quake

The Korean Peninsula has moved a 5 centimetres to the east due to the massive quake that rocked Japan last week, a state-run astronomical institute said today. The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) said that...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Simulation of the Tsunami That Struck Japan

This type of simulation is quite rare. Only researchers from NOAA (U.S. Agency study of the ocean and atmosphere) have carried out such simulations in the days that followed the tsunami.In Europe, UCL is one of the...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Indian Earthquake Simulation System

A shrill alarm goes off, a giant screen comes to life and an earthquake strikes—measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale in the Pacific islands of Vanuatu. At the Tsunami Early Warning Centre of the Indian National Centre...

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