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UAE celebrates 11th launch anniversary of DubaiSat-1
The UAE is celebrating the 11th anniversary of the...
UAE starts rush of missions to Mars looking for signs of life
A United Arab Emirates spacecraft has rocketed into space...
Turkey’s Lake Salda may yield answers for life on Mars
Similarities between a lake in southwestern Turkey and the...
Nepal set to send new map to UN, others
NEW DELHI: After having issued a new map showing...
ISRO Launches Free Online Course On ‘Remote Sensing’ For Students, Professionals
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) through its centre,...
European Sentinel satellites to map global CO2 emissions
German manufacturer OHB-System has signed a €445m (£400m) contract...
United Launch Alliance Atlas V Successfully Launches Mars 2020 Mission for NASA
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying...
Mobile Mapping Market to witness steady growth of 17% during 2020-2026
According to a recent study from market research firm...
First Responder Technologies and Falcon Eye Drones Sign an Exclusive Distribution Agreement for UAE and Wider GCC
VANCOUVER, BC - First Responder Technologies Inc. ("First Responder" or the...
Terra Drone Indonesia Obtained the First Commercial BVLOS Permit in Indonesia
Jakarta, July 20, 2020 - Terra Drone Indonesia once...

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Monday, October 31st, 2011

NTT GEOSPACE Launches New DigitalGlobe-Powered Geospatial Intelligence Service in Japan

DigitalGlobe today announced that NTT GEOSPACE (NTT KUUKAN JYOUHOU CORPORATION) has launched a new online geospatial intelligence service powered by DigitalGlobe. The service, named GEOSPACE CDS, features on-demand access to...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

UAE in Talks with France for a Military Surveillance Satellite

The United Arab Emirates has reopened negotiations with France regarding the acquisition of a military surveillance satellite that would allow the Gulf Arab nation to monitor Iranian activity. Talks between UAE and France regarding the satellite may...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Genes and GPS Used to Map Spread of Typhoid in Kathmandu

Researchers used DNA sequencing, global positioning system (GPS) and Google Earth technologies to track typhoid transmission in Kathmandu, the rapidly growing capital city of Nepal, where thousands fall ill with typhoid fever each year. They found disease...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

China to Launch 20 Rockets, 25 Satellites in 2011

China will have launched 20 rockets and 25 satellites into space by the end of 2011, indicating that the country's space exploration is "highly intensive," an aerospace expert said Sunday. China launched 15 rockets to send 20...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

UN Supports Thailand’s Flood Crisis Management

Thailand's Geo-informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), which is supporting FROC information management, has won the United Nations ESCAPs' permission to access near real-time flood data from the global constellation of earth observation satellites. ESCAP is...

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Stop of Land Distribution in India Opposed

The Tamil National Alliance has approached the courts to restrain the government from going ahead with its decision on the ‘land circular' — a term that refers to the decision that temporarily suspends all distribution of land...

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Zoning Laws Can Help Pandas and People live in peace

As the world's biodiversity hotspots are increasingly stressed by their human neighbors, zoning is becoming a common strategy to balance environmental protection and human needs. But a recent study conducted by Michigan State University researchers shows zoning...

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Japan’s Geospatial Information Authority Targeted in Cyber Attack

The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) has been targeted in a cyber attack, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Takeshi Maeda told a news conference on Oct. 28 -- the latest in a series of...

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Delhi Planning Model Proposed for City

A large area around Chennai extending up to Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram is set to be designated as one single urban region for planning purposes. In the face of rapid increase in population in the districts surrounding Chennai...

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Dunedin 30-year City Plan Released

A new planning document for Dunedin could bring about major changes to the face of the city, as planners look at ways to deal with an expected extra 7600 residential units needed by 2031. The city's "spatial"...