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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...
Russians come calling: ISRO and Russian Space Corporation to work together
Ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2 on July 14-15,...
China set to carry out controlled deorbiting of Tiangong-2 space lab
HELSINKI — China appears set to deorbit its Tiangong-2...
Terra Drone Eyes Middle East Market with New Joint Venture to Provide UAV Solutions for Survey Activities
Terra Drone sets up joint venture with NDTCCS, the...
Chinese authorities dismiss Three Gorges Dam safety rumours
BEIJING - Chinese authorities have dismissed rumours on social...

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Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The Future of Pakistan’s Cities

In a country such as Pakistan where each province has an ethnic character and identity of its own this was a bad idea. With the passage of the 18th Amendment the provinces are now in charge of...

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

ISDE7 Last Chance Early Bird

The end of financial year signals the last opportunity for early bird registrations. The conference is attracting more and more interest, with a jam packed program and an exciting array of international speakers on hand. If you...

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

India’s National GIS Promises to Transform Governance

India is mapping out its newest national asset, a state-of-the art online information bank, which promises to transform governance, aid planning and make life easier for the man on the street. Called National GIS, this geographical information...

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

First Satellite Tagging Of Saltwater Crocodile In Borneo

The Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) recently fitted a satellite tag on a saltwater crocodile in the Kinabatangan, an effort to monitor its movements to ensure its further survival following the changing...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Royal Geographical Society Hidden Journeys – Cairo to Doha

Our newest flight path explores the ancient cultures and landforms that lie between the two expanding cities of Cairo and Doha. Covering the deserts of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the flight path reveals the true value of water in the development of...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Report – Forestry Investments in Emerging Markets

Between 17-19 May 2011, about 50 participants, such as institutional investors, investment advisors, timber funds, forest business developers, and forestry specialists - attended the meeting "Forestry Investments in Emerging Markets" organised by FAO, the NFP Facility and...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Flooding Takes Financial, Emotional Toll on South China Villagers

Riding a small rowboat headed home, Deng Jiangyi examined the muddy water all around him -- eerily dotted with treetops, electrical poles and flocks of ducks. "This year's floods were so extreme that almost the entire village...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Accuracy Check of As-Built Plans for Buried Fibre Optic Lines

Confirming the accuracy of as-built plans for recently buried fiber optic, gas and electric lines has become much simpler and more efficient with the aid of the Ashtech ProMark 500 GNSS receiver and a new EdiPocket GIS...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

DOCOMO Mobile Spatial Statistics for Disaster Prevention

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that two recently completed research projects conducted jointly with Japanese universities have demonstrated that mobile spatial statistics, or population statistics compiled from data used to provide mobile services, can provide useful information...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Utilities Must Act Now to Retain Knowledge

The Australian utilities sector faces an information black hole within a decade unless it works to retain the knowledge of its ageing workforce, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist Bill Meehan told the Smart Electricity World conference in...

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