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First European satellite with AI set for launch
CubeSats are getting clever. These shoe-boxed sized craft are...
India’s Drone-Powered Digital Maps Project Begins In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana
The Survey of India, with support from Department of...
China Launches Earth-Observing Satellites, Solar Sail Experiment
Two Earth-imaging satellites and an experimental solar sail payload...
Geospatial Policy Safeguarding Abu Dhabi’s Environment
Providing a single source of accurate, reliable environmental information...
India initiates drone-powered digital maps project
The government-owned organisation, Survey of India (SOI), with support...
Drone flying in Marunouchi, Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
Terra Drone demos safe use of UAVs with Mitsubishi Estate for urban area logistics and security in Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
China hands over Zimbabwe’s arable land distribution data in scientific research cooperation
HARARE - The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) handed...
India Just Found Its Lost Vikram Lander on the Moon, Still No Signal
India's Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the...
Chandrayaan 2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the Lunar orbit, says ISRO
The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the...

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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Rolta Receives Nationwide Orthophoto Mapping Project for Oman

Rolta has been awarded prestigious mapping contract by Oman's supreme committee for town planning (SCTP) in cooperation with national survey authority (NSA) after a global bidding process. The project includes large scale digital topographic mapping to create...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Russians Lose Spy Satellite Hours After Launch

Russia has reportedly lost contact with its newest military satellite just hours after launching it into space today (Feb. 1), according to Russian reports. The satellite, called Geo-IK-2, blasted off atop a three-stage Rockot booster from Russia's...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

NASA Satellite Tracks Menacing Australian Cyclone

Fresh on the heels of a series of crippling floods that began in December 2010, and a small tropical cyclone, Anthony, this past weekend, the northeastern Australian state of Queensland is now bracing for what could become...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Space Images – Used to Find “Partner” Schooner

Satellite radar imagery data was used to find the “Partner” fishing schooner lost in the Sea of Japan. According to Russian EMERCOM the area search operations for the “Partner” schooner that sent a distress call on January...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

CryoSat Ice Data Now Open to All

Scientists can now tap into a flow of new data that will help to determine exactly how Earth's ice is changing. This information from ESA's CryoSat mission is set to make a step change in our understanding...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Chinese Military to Improve Navigation Systems

China is taking bold steps to build more accurate and efficient military surveying and mapping systems, all part of a plan to fully modernize the military. Yuan Shuyou, director of the People's Liberation Army's surveying and mapping...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Vietnam Sets up Natural Resources and Environment University

Natural Resources and Environment University will be set up in Hanoi, Vietnam. The university will focus on remote sensing, meteorology, maritime and island management, geology and minerals, and cartography. In addition, it will train managers and  surveying...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Half of India’s Road Budget Wasted

India's home minister has admitted that half of the government's budget to build much-needed new roads never reaches its intended target in what he described as the country's "biggest swindle". P. Chidambaram, attending the World Economic Forum...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Vietnamese Hydro Power Assessment Analysis Adopted

Three multilateral agencies have launched an innovative assessment tool that helps identify the most sustainable sites, designs and operation rules for hydro power development in the lower Mekong River Basin. Marc Goichot, senior infrastructure advisor for the...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Geospatial Tech Aids Financial Intelligence Unit

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), the government's financial intelligence unit, will pilot real-time analysis technology in April, that includes geosaptial information and analysis. The pilot aims to provide greater intelligence to other agencies. The...

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