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GIS Mapping, Drones to Help Railways Protect Land
The GIS mapping of all Railway land in Delhi...
Number of Forest Fires in Uttarakhand Coming Down
Satellite images show that there’s been a decline in...
India Completes IRNSS Constellation
On April 28, 2016 the Indian Space Research Organization...
US, South Korea Sign Deal for Cooperation in Airspace Exploration
The United States and South Korea have signed an...
PH Satellite Diwata-1 Now in Space
MANILA — The long wait is over as the...
BRICS to the Rescue! Earth Sensing Data Swap for Faster Disaster Response
BEIJING  — The BRICS countries are working to implement an initiative...
Pakistan, China to Launch Satellite to Monitor CPEC Projects
ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission...
Contract Inked for Pakistan’s Remote Sensing Satellite
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission...
China’s Earth Observation Satellite Assists Ecuador Quake Relief
BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- China has offered a...
ISRO to Launch Last IRNSS Spacecraft
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced plans...

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