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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
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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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Friday, June 17th, 2011

China Sends Patrol Ship Into Disputed South China Sea

China has sent one of it largest patrol ships through the South China Sea amid heightened tension over the disputed waters. The Haixun-31 sailed on Wednesday and will monitor shipping and "protect maritime security" on its way...

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Push to Cut Drowning Rates in Asia

Drowning is the leading killer of children over the age of one in many Asian countries, an Australian Royal Life Saving Society study has found. Mapping of deaths in Bangladesh, Thailand and Vietnam show most children die...

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Gunshot Echoes Used to Map Caves’ Interior

A portable system, created by David Bowen of Acentech in Cambridge, Massachusetts, consists of two microphones placed at the entrance of a cave or tunnel, which are hooked up to a laptop loaded with software designed to...

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Norway and China Forge New Partnership for Environmental Cooperation

Recently at the Norwegian seminar, at the China International Environment Protection Exhibition & Conference (CIEPEC) in Beijing, a historical agreement was signed between Norwegian Water Research Institute (NIVA) and Inner Mongolia Environmental Science Institute (IMESI). Sino Norwegian environmental...

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Invitation – Forest Carbon/ REDD in Asia

Forest Carbon Asia is a web-based information and analysis service that seeks to provide up-to-date, objective and insightful information and analysis on forest carbon resources, policies, players, activities and investments across the Asian region. The website 

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Cadastral Futures: Building a New Vision for the Nature and Role of Cadastres

On the FIG web site we publish each month a paper called the Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topics to all surveyors. It can be picked up from an FIG...

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Singapore PowerGrid Selects Telvent for Next Generation Utility Technology

Telvent announced today that Singapore PowerGrid (SPPG) has selected to work with Telvent on implementing the next generation of GIS and outage management technology. With multiple Telvent solutions paired with Esri South Asia and Microsoft platforms, SPPG...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Eco-park Thrown Open to Public

An eco-park, developed by Department of Environment and Remote Sensing (DERS) as a potential tourist attraction, was thrown open to visitors in Ganderbal district, an official spokesman said today. Spread over an area of over two acres of...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

China’s State Council Appoints Senior Surveying Officials

Wu Xinxiong was appointed to be the president of the State Electricity Regulatory Commission, replacing Wang Xudong. Xu Deming was appointed as the director of the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation. Read More

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Why Google Earth Pixelates Israel

While Google can bring the world to your desktop, there is one entire country, however, that Google Earth won't show you: Israel. That's because, in 1997, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, one section of which...

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