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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
Paris, 12 May 2020 – Airbus has won the...
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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Sunday, July 10th, 2011

ISRO Names Full-time CMD for Antrix

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today named Dr V S Hegde, a veteran remote sensing applications scientist, as the chairman-cum-managing director for its marketing arm Antrix Corporation Limited. Hegde has served Bangalore-headquartered ISRO as its Scientific Secretary...

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Jharkhand State Plans to Prepare Satellite Map for Growth

Upset about unplanned growth of cities and subsequent problem faced by the government during the anti-encroachment drive in Jharkhand, the state planning and development department has decided to prepare a satellite map for the capital that will...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Bangalore Needs New Tools for Infrastructure Development

Imagining Infrastructures, a workshop showcasing new tools and approaches for inclusive policy-making, was held in the city on Thursday. It was organised by Next Generation Infrastructure Lab (NGIL), a division of Center for Study of Science, Technology...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

China Reviewing Google, Microsoft Map Apps

China said it’s reviewing Google Inc. (GOOG) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s license applications to offer online mapping services in the world’s largest Internet market. The companies’ Chinese ventures, which submitted their applications by the July 1 deadline,...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

ATCO to Acquire Western Australia Gas Networks

ATCO today announced that it has signed a conditional agreement to acquire Western Australia Gas Networks (WAGN) from WestNet Infrastructure Group. WAGN is the natural gas distribution utility company that serves the City of Perth and surrounding...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

UNSW Prof. Rizos Next President of Int’l Assoc of Geodesy

Professor Chris Rizos, head of the University of NSW School of Surveying & Spatial Information Systems (SSIS) in Sydney, Australia, was today named the new President of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG). The IAG advances the use...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Indonesia and South Korea Partner on Scientific Research

Indonesia`s Maritime and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) and South Korea`s Maritime Institute (KMI) are to step up their scientific cooperation for the benefit of both countries. "The KKP and KMI will actively explore scientific cooperation opportunities in maritime...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Satellite Images May Help Predict The Next Cholera Outbreak

As cholera continues to ravage parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America -- reportedly reaching Puerto Rico and Hong Kong this week -- public health researchers are looking to the skies in hopes of anticipating...

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

GPS Satellite Achieves 20 Years On-orbit

GPS Block IIA-11 (SVN-24), built by Boeing (formerly Rockwell Corporation), was launched on July 4, 1991 and set healthy to navigation and timing users on Aug. 31, 1991. SVN-24 will reach 20 years on-orbit on July 4....

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Maha Govt to Rope in Private Land Surveyors

The Maharashtra cabinet today decided to give licenses to private land surveyors to carry out land survey in the state for boundary demarcation to help expedite pending cases. According to the decision, government-approved surveyors will be appointed...