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Chinese scientists say goodbye to Tiangong-2, expecting space station
After helping scientists complete many significant experiments such as...
ISRO Joins Exclusive club with Launch of Chandrayaan-2 Mission
A GSLV Mk II rocket lifted off from the...
Mapbox and Yahoo! JAPAN Collaborate to Transform the Digital Experience of Maps in Japan
San Francisco, California and Tokyo, Japan- Mapbox and Yahoo...
Japan’s Terra Drone gains footing in Central Asia with investment in leading Kazakh drone company KazUAV
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – July 18, 2019 – Japan-based Terra...
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...

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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...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Nigeria Prepares to Launch Two Earth Observation Satellites

Nigeria has concluded plans to launch into orbit two satellites from Russia on July 7, a top government official with the country's National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has said. Director General of the agency Seidu...

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

China’s Water War with India

Is China trying to divert the Brahmaputra waters to its dry north and north-western regions? Or, is it merely trying to build small dams along the river? The Government of India seems clueless if SM Krishna’s recent...

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Six Punjab Cities to be Mapped by Geographical Information System

The Punjab government is all set to put six big cities with ultra modern ‘Geographical Information System’ (GIS) to facilitate future planning, expansion and maintenance of civic infrastructure in these cities. Disclosing this here today, Local Bodies and...

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Interactive Digital Map Helps Bring Historic Events to Life

A digital map marking where important historic events for the Communist Party of China (CPC) took place has been published online. "This is the first three-dimensional dynamic map demonstrating the process of major historic events of the...

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