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November 9th, 2011
NRSC to Set Up Data Station in Antarctica

The city-based National Remote Sensing Centre will set up a remote sensing ground station in the continent of Antarctica. The ground station, that will be connected to the NRSC’s station in Shadnagar on the city outskirts, will be functional early next year. Once the Antarctica ground station is operational, it will boost the remote sensing data transmitted by Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites. The data will be helpful during natural calamities like earthquakes, tsunamis and floods, besides providing regular data terrain. Read More