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First European satellite with AI set for launch
CubeSats are getting clever. These shoe-boxed sized craft are...
India’s Drone-Powered Digital Maps Project Begins In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana
The Survey of India, with support from Department of...
China Launches Earth-Observing Satellites, Solar Sail Experiment
Two Earth-imaging satellites and an experimental solar sail payload...
Geospatial Policy Safeguarding Abu Dhabi’s Environment
Providing a single source of accurate, reliable environmental information...
India initiates drone-powered digital maps project
The government-owned organisation, Survey of India (SOI), with support...
Drone flying in Marunouchi, Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
Terra Drone demos safe use of UAVs with Mitsubishi Estate for urban area logistics and security in Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
China hands over Zimbabwe’s arable land distribution data in scientific research cooperation
HARARE - The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) handed...
India Just Found Its Lost Vikram Lander on the Moon, Still No Signal
India's Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the...
Chandrayaan 2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the Lunar orbit, says ISRO
The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the...

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Why Do Russian Images of Earth Look So Different from NASA’s?

It was taken by a Russian spacecraft, a new weather satellite called Elektro-L. It’s now orbiting Earth on a geostationary orbit 36,000km above the equator, after being launched on January 20 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, on board...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Nine New Geothermal Areas Ready To Be Developed

The Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has announced nine potential geothermal areas as geothermal working areas. This is done to increase the geothermal contribution to the national energy mix. This statement is announced by the Director...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

China State Nuclear Electric Power Selects SmartPlant Foundation

State Nuclear Electric Power Planning Design and Research Institute (SNPDRI) based in Beijing, China, has chosen Intergraph SmartPlant Foundation and other SmartPlant Enterprise solutions to manage engineering data for its AP1000 project. As a subsidiary of State Nuclear...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

GIS- Enabled Decision Making in Malaysia’s Government Agencies

For many government departments, GIS has become a mission critical application which has the capacity to transform decision making within the government by way of using it to enhance and streamline business processes, and ensure precious resources...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Norway Supports Mapping of Seismic Activity in Myanmar

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale and 10 km depth struck close to he Thai border in Myanmar on 24th March. Norway is financing a project, implemented by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC)...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Failing Fight to Save India’s Tigers

A century ago, when Rudyard Kipling created the scheming tiger Shere Khan, who stalked a jungle much like this one, there were an estimated 40,000 tigers in India’s forests. The government announced Monday the results of a...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

CCEA Approves GAGAN Project

The government on Tuesday approved a one time grant-in aid of Rs 378 crore as Budgetary support for implementation of GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation system (GAGAN). The GAGAN system, estimated to cost Rs 774 crore, would make...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

PM Asks Security Agencies to Build Better Infrastructure

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked security agencies to improve their professional standards and build better infrastructure to counter the "new generation" of terrorists who have acquired State-like military capabilities in their fighting strategies and tactics. "The number...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Fiji Realities Challenging

Pacific Island countries and territories are challenged by the necessity to update their maps to reflect the present day realities. "Countries are utilising several mapping systems, or projections, in parallel," said Dr Wolf Forstreuter, SOPAC's Remote Sensing and...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Philippines Launches Regional GIS Centre

The National Economic Development Authority of the Philippines has just recently launched its Regional Geographic Information Systems Centre in the Caraga Region which aims to encourage sharing of spatial information among government, private, and academic institutions in...

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