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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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Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

UN, US to Guide UAE in Satellite Navigation System

Officials from the United Nations and US Department of State are holding workshops for UAE experts in hopes that the country will spearhead a regional satellite navigation system on par with others in the world. The workshops...

Monday, January 17th, 2011

US, China Clash on Energy, Environment

In late 2009, President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao announced an ambitious array of joint clean energy research projects touted as a mark of a maturing relationship and an alliance to fight climate change....

Monday, January 17th, 2011

The Food Security Atlas of Nepal

The Food Security Atlas is aimed to contribute to a better understanding of the spatial patterns of food security, poverty and malnutrition in Nepal inorder to provide a solid basis for developing a comprehensive national food security...

Monday, January 17th, 2011

GIS Certification and Education in Japan

Certification for GIS technician - GIS education program is to undergo certification to be granted points needed to become a senior technician. Educational programs, seminars and workshops, working people are eligible. for the program at Rissho University....

Monday, January 17th, 2011

India – Artificial Recharge of Groundwater

We know that groundwater management is critical to India's water, food and livelihood security. Groundwater supports more than 55% of our irrigation requirements, 85% of domestic requirements in rural areas and over 50% of requirements in urban...

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Magnificent Rocks and Magic Scenery ─ Geo-tour Routes iPhone App

Hong Kong's interesting rock formations and natural landforms are numerous and easily accessible. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has launched its iPhone app to showcase various Geo-tour Routes in Hong Kong National Geopark. It's a free...

Monday, January 17th, 2011

India Builds Its Own GPS

India recently announced that it is going to have its very own Global Positioning System (GPS) by 2014. This was driven more by feelings that India was lagging too far behind China. While India’s $355 million Indian...

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Central Visayas Execs Vow to Help Reduce Disaster Risks

The province of Cebu and the Cebu chapters of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) and the Vice Mayors League of the Philippines (VLMP) have partnered with the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction...

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Japan-United States GPS Cooperation Enhanced “for Peaceful Purposes“

The Governments of the United States of America and Japan convened a plenary meeting in Tokyo, Japan on January 13, to review and discuss cooperation in the civil use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and GPS...

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Brisbane City Council Flood COP Now Available

Since December 2010, floods have been hitting Australia, particularly in Queensland. A new map application is now available to provide updated information. It shows the scope of flood response, including evacuation centers and accessible roads near Brisbane,...