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Australian Space Agency funds development of aerospace-grade GNSS receiver
The Australian Space Agency has funded the development of...
Continuity risks for Australian EO data access
A new report details the widespread use of Earth...
China launches new remote sensing satellite
JIUQUAN, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday launched...
7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Taiwan
A major, 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern coast of...
Tata Deploys Its Geospatial Satellite In Space on Space X’s Falcon 9 Rocket
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Tata Company launched India's first private commercial satellite...
Taiwan’s Formosat-8 Satellite Set for Launch by 2025
The Taiwan Space Agency has announced progress on the...
Iranian Scientists to Build Satellite Constellation for 2 Simultaneous Missions
The scientists at the knowledge-based company had previously succeeded...
China provides geospatial intel and other military support to Russia, US says
The US has warned its European allies that China...
Japanese lunar lander company ispace raises $53.5 million in stock sale
WASHINGTON — Japanese lunar lander developer has raised $53.5...
Esri and Prince Sultan University Advance GIS Education Through Strategic Partnership
Memorandum of Understanding with Institution Enhances GIS Curriculum and...

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Monday, March 7th, 2011

Russia to Track GLONASS from Australia

In the near future Russia and Australia will sign an agreement on the establishment of monitoring stations for the Russian GLONASS navigation system around the Australian city of Brisbane, an official with the Russian space agency said. The...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Australian Navy Maps PNG Seabed

The Australian Navy is mapping the seafloor around what will become one of Papua New Guinea's most important ports. For the last two weeks the hydrographic ship, HMAS Leeuwin, has been surveying Caution Bay near Port Moresby. The...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

GPS In Cops’ Vehicles Go On the Blink

At least 30 police vehicles fitted with either global positioning system (GPS) or geographic information system (GIS) could not be traced while they were patrolling the metropolis' streets, as the equipment installed to track their positions are...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

South Korea: Mapping Burial Grounds

South Korean net users have created a Google map listing where the culled cattle were buried. South Korean government dumped about a quarter of its herd on numerous spots throughout the country to slow down its worst foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. And worries grow that the animal blood and...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Google Adds New Feature to its Map Application

The Internet search giant Google has launched its web version of Foursquare on a new version of Google Maps. Maps offers to share check-in with your friends connected with Latitude and possibly publish your position in your Google...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Satellite-Based System to Minimise Earthquake Damage

Earthquake vulnerability tests have been conducted in some 19,000 buildings in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet, the disaster management minister tells parliament. "All the buildings will be examined step by step. Moreover, initiatives have been taken to develop a...

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Foster + Partners – Masterplan for West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong

Foster + Partners has been selected for the design of the 40-hectare masterplan for West Kowloon Cultural District. City Park will be a major cultural centre for music, performing and visual arts, incorporating public spaces and spaces...

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

GIS Portal Unites 30 South Australian Councils

Thirty South Australian (SA) Councils collaborated together to establish a web-based mapping initiative which would allow SA residents to access a centralised database of spatial information and other community-related services. John Gosbell, Spatial and Mobile Computing Administrator of the City...

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

ZST Digital Networks, Inc. Announces Q4 and Fiscal Year 2010 Results

We are especially pleased with the rapid progress of our GPS division, which has quickly ramped up in a little over a year to become a major contributor to both our top- and bottom-line.  The success of...

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Queensland Coal Operations Only at Two Thirds Capacity

Following the devastating floods and cyclones that hit Queensland, the coal industry has managed to bounce back to two thirds of its capacity. The latest coal export data shows that compared to 12 months ago, the QLD industry...