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China launches new batch of remote sensing satellites
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Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
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South Korea successfully launches home-grown Nuri space rocket
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Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
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Strong progress being made on the UK’s Geospatial Strategy
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Israel Deploys Medicine Data-Map Skills to Avert Food Crisis
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November 29th, 2011
Kiwi Expedition Captures N. Korean Mountains

An author-mountaineer from New Zealand has successfully completed a 2,300-kilometer journey along North Korea’s portion of the Baekdu-Daegan mountain range, documenting the trip for an upcoming book that will offer a rare glimpse of stunning scenery. Roger Shepherd, founder of local company Hike Korea, along with three North Korean companions, hiked 10 mountains in the southern half of the country in late October under an agreement with the New Zealand-Korean Friendship Society. He will return in May for a second expedition further north. Read More