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Digital Mapping Company HERE Looking for New Investors
Digital maps company HERE, controlled by German carmakers BMW,...
China Wants to Build a Moon Base
In something that seems to have been taken from...
Satellite Data on Goa’s Wetlands to be Studied
Panaji: The newly-constituted Goa State Wetland Authority has formed...
South Korea Extends Deadline On Google’s Mapping Data Request
South Korea said on Wednesday it will extend a...
Nisar Orders Immediate Geo-Mapping of Karachi, Quetta
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan directed National Counter...
Esri Maps NOAA’s National Water Model 
New Real-Time Maps Transform Forecast Data into Vivid Pictures...
South Korea Delays Decision to Share Mapping Data with Google
South Korea has delayed its reply to Google's request...
Australia Will Have New GPS Position, Moved 1.5 Meters North Since 1994
Australia's entire continent is believed to have moved 1.5...
China Gets First Data from its ‘Hack-Proof’ Satellite
China today said the first batch of data from...
Chinese Mulling a Radar Station on the Moon to Observe the Earth
The number of useful and even profitable things that...

February 18th, 2013
Vietnam Masters Satellite Technology

The second satellite VINASAT-II went into orbit from French Guiana’s Kouru launch pad nearly nine months ago, showing the country’s desire to grasp satellite technology in space. Together with 2008’s VINASAT-I launch, VINASAT-II helped assert Vietnam’s sovereignty over space, add to its telecommunications infrastructure, contribute to national socio-economic development and strengthen national security and defence capacity. Read More