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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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Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

US Satellite Images Capture New Buildings at North Korea Nuclear Plant

The discovery of the new buildings has sparked concern that they may be part of a drive by Pyongyang to fabricate fuel for nuclear reactors or to enrich uranium. Renovation of some of the buildings at the...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Trimble Acquires Yamei Electronics Technology in China

Trimble announced today it has acquired Yamei Electronics Technology, Co. Ltd, a Chinese wholly foreign owned entity (WFOE) of Digisec Group of the Caymans. Yamei manufactures automotive electronics products used for anti-theft GPS monitoring and tracking, RFID-based...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Children in India Map Their Community Using Innovative Technology

Salim Sheikh, 13, and his friends are putting their sprawling Kolkata slum on the map – literally. With the support of UNICEF and local non-governmental organization Prayasam, they’ve created a colourful, hand-drawn map of their community. Soon, they...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The Trains of Tomorrow, Today

With the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway to begin operating in June, the world's attention has turned to China for this momentous occasion in rail technology and modern transportation. Aside from being the fastest train in the world, reaching...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Zenrin Aligns with Indian Mapping Firm CE Info Systems

Zenrin Co will form a business alliance with Indian mapping firm CE Info Systems PVT Ltd through acquisition of more than 15% of its shares, as part of efforts to expand in the growing Indian market. The Kitakyushu-based...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Google ‘Applying for China Mapping Licence’

 Google and its joint venture partner in China have applied for a licence to operate an online mapping service in the world's biggest web market, a news report said on Tuesday. The State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

SuperGIS Desktop Selected by Universidade Federal do Ceará in Brazil

SuperGeo Technologies, the leading global provider of complete GIS software and solutions, announced that its reseller in Brazil, ENGESAT, has successfully promoted SuperGIS Desktop Lab Kit and GIS Learning CD to Universidade Federal do Ceará.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

SpaceX Secures Launch Contract in Major Asian Market

Thai satellite company THAICOM Plc. has chosen Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to launch the new Thaicom 6 telecommunications satellite into a geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) from its Cape Canaveral launch site in the second quarter of 2013. The contract brings another...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

‘Smart’ Cities Key to Competitive Economies

Against a backdrop of economic and technological changes caused by globalization and urbanization, cities in Asia are facing the need to focus on both competitiveness and sustainable urban development. This dual-pronged challenge is increasingly making the "smart...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

India Invents a City

With only a handful of residents, Lavasa is a city-in-waiting. But its corporate backers believe it will soon represent nothing less than a new model of urban development and governance in India—a country where the phrase city...

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