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ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
The government will allow private firms and startups to...
Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
Myanmar is to build and launch a small Earth...
New base map for Maltese islands launched
The Planning Authority has launched a new base map...
Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
Plans for Britain to join the space race with...
India Witnesses Significant Drop in Pollution Levels Due to Lockdown, Reveals Satellite Data
The lockdown measures imposed by the government of India...
Russia To Launch First Satellite For Monitoring Arctic Climate This Year – NPO Lavochkin
MOSCOW - Russia will launch its first Arktika-M satellite...
Boeing-Led Team Launches ‘Loyal Wingman’ UAS for Australian Air Force
An industry team that includes Boeing has unveiled an...
Space technology startup VestaSpace raises $10 mn from Next Capital LLC
Indian space technology startup VestaSpace Technology has received $10...
Chinese team to measure Everest with BeiDou-3 tech
A team of over 30 Chinese surveyors left the...

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Friday, July 22nd, 2011

NAVTEQ Expands Verified Coverage in Indonesia by 300%

NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announced at the Indonesia International Motor Show 2011 that it has increased the number of verified...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Nepal to Re-measure Mount Everest

Nepal has ordered a new survey of Mount Everest to end the "confusion" over the exact height of the world's highest mountain, a government spokesman has said. The official overall height of Everest is designated as 8,848m (29,029ft). But...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Japan’s Zenrin May Buy 24% In GIS Firm MapMyIndia

Japanese map publisher Zenrin Co Ltd may acquire 24% stake for $30 Mn in CE Info Systems Pvt Ltd, which runs MapMyIndia.com, an online map service.  The deal will value MapMyIndia at $125 Mn. If the deal...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Secret WWII Underground Bunkers and Tunnels Mapped with ProMark 100 GNSS Receiver

Beneath the surface of this tropical paradise in the city of Townsville on Australia’s Sunshine Coast lies a still hidden maze of tunnels and underground bunkers, once said to be used by General Douglas MacArthur. Learning...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Mapping the Borders of South Sudan Has Been Fraught with Difficulty

Six months before South Sudan officially declared its independence, becoming the world's newest nation on 9 July, eight people met in an unremarkable boardroom in Glasgow over tea and biscuits to plot one of this fledgling country's...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Asian Diplomats Make Progress on Sea Dispute

Asian diplomats said they made new progress in negotiating guidelines for behavior in the disputed South China Sea waters ahead of a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is expected to discuss the contentious...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Made-in-China CAD Software Breaks Unfavorable Stereotype

GstarCAD, one of the world leading providers of 2D/3D CAD software, has investigated supply and demand of local CAD market in Austria, Poland, and Italy, and found out that the negative stereotype concerning products made in China...

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Russia Sends Observation Satellite Into Space

A Russian Zenith-3M rocket with an observation satellite blasted off early Monday, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said. The rocket with Fregat-SB upper stage and Russian astrophysical observatory Spectrum-R lifted off at 6:31 a.m. Moscow time (0231...

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

U.S. Wants to Talk Outer Space with China

The United States wants to open a regular dialogue with China on outer space in an effort to create "rules for the road" and reduce the risk of misunderstandings, a U.S. defense official said on Tuesday. China...

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Australia Planning Wildlife Corridors

As part of its commitment to taking a strategic landscape-scale approach to biodiversity, the Australian Government will invest $10.0 million over three years in the National Wildlife Corridors Plan. The Plan will develop and pilot a national...