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National Geospatial Information Center Boosts Luokung’s all Aspects of Development in Application for Geospatial Information industrialization
BEIJING - Luokung Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LKCO) ("Luokung" or...
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SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI),...
China launches Shiyan-6 and Gaofen remote sensing satellites with two launches in three days
HELSINKI — China launched the classified Shiyan-6 (02) satellite...
Israeli Military Launches Radical New Google Maps Alternative
“Imagine a tourist arriving in a foreign city,” the...
Facebook buys street level mapping startup Mapillary
Facebook has a spotty history when it comes to...
ISRO technology to help West Bengal govt settle insurance claims of farmers!
To quickly disburse the insurance claims of farmers who...
UK to map underground utilities under geospatial data strategy
The UK government has published a strategy setting out...
Space Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic’s Effects on Earth
NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and Japan Aerospace...
Viasat’s Real-Time Earth Ground Station Now Open in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia - Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications...
DSOA inks deal with Dubai Municipality arm to create geospatial data
The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has signed a...

January 3rd, 2013
Russia’s Satellite Navigation System Isn’t Ready for Prime Time

Russia’s Global Navigation Satellite System suffers from so many technical shortcomings that the country’s defense ministry has refused to adopt it as a rival to the United States’ Global Positioning System. RT.com, a Russian new service, reported that one of 24 GLONASS satellites has stopped functioning and a backup satellite launched in 2008 stopped working in September due to faulty computer chips sourced from Taiwan. Read More