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China releases first 3D images based on Earth observation satellite
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India’s first open source integrated geospatial data observatory launched
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China launches new optical remote sensing satellite
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Israeli high school students to launch self-made satellite from Sriharikota
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China launches two Kuaizhou rockets in six hours
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Universidad del Valle de Guatemala is ready to deploy Guatemala’s first satellite under UNOOSA-JAXA KiboCUBE Programme
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Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Call – The Value of Geo-Information for Disaster and Risk Management

With the publication of VALID, it is intended to give evidence of the economic, humanitarian and organizational benefits of applying geoinformation in all phases of disaster management, based on analyses of representative cases, and on an expert...

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Viet Nam PM Greenlights Rural Development Policies

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on the Viet Nam Farmers Association to roll out rural development policies during 2011-20. The move aims to promote the association's role in establishing new rural areas, developing agriculture production and...

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Indonesia Battles Forest Fire on Sumatra Island

Indonesia has sent 120 firefighters to battle blazes from peatland areas that are causing unhealthy levels of pollution in neighbouring Malaysia, an official said. Authorities in Kuala Lumpur said on Thursday air quality had reached 104 in...

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Japan Ends Land Observing Mission After Satellite Trouble

The Earth observation satellite stopped communicating with Earth on April 22, and Japan's space agency announced the craft appeared to lose all electricity hours after it entered a low-power safe mode. Satellite controllers continued attempting to recover...

Friday, May 13th, 2011

ISRO to Launch French Satellite in 2012

Continuing its programme of commercial launch of foreign satellites, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has lined up launch of an image capturing satellite of France next year, according to Parivakkam Subramaniam Veeraraghavan, director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre...

Friday, May 13th, 2011

RapidEye’s Newest Distributor in Turkey: INTA Spaceturk

RapidEye, a leader in wide area, repetitive coverage of Earth through its constellation of satellites announced today that Inta Spaceturk of Ankara, Turkey has signed a distribution agreement to sell RapidEye products throughout Turkey. For a full list...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Iranian Fajr Satellite to be Launched in Four Months

Iran plans to launch its domestically-manufactured Fajr (victory) satellite during the first half of the Iranian calendar year (began on March 21), Asghar Ibrahimi, director of SAIRAN Aerospace Industry, announced on Tuesday. Speaking in a seminar on...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Bright Future for GLONASS

The Russian Federal Space Agency is planning to increase the orbital network of GLONASS to 24 satellites this year. The project was launched in 1976 to address defence issues, but it has since been reoriented to the...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Call – Asian Space Conference

I invite you to participate in the forthcoming Asian Space Conference here in Singapore, 14-16 December 2011. How?  You could submit a paper, exhibit space-industry technology, release your new book, demonstrate projects and products, exhibit space art, discuss your latest satellite, show your amazing remote...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

ECOS Reviews Proposed ‘Carbon Farming Initiative’

The CFI aims to enable Australian farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate tradeable carbon credits. The agricultural sector accounts for over a quarter of the nation’s total annual greenhouse gas emissions. It also offers significant opportunities...