Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
ISRO and Bangalore based Navika gets India GPS freedom
India gets the technology-freedom in one of the key...
India Seeks to Limit Use of Maps and Satellite Images
Indians are discussing a plan to ban use of...
North Korea Registers Satellite with UN
North Korea has official registered its recently launched satellite...
China Launches Ziyuan-3 Remote Sensing Satellite and Argentina’s Aleph-1
China launched its second Ziyuan-3 series high-resolution remote sensing...
CSIR Mulls National Water Mapping Program
New Delhi: The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research...
GIS-Based Map Protects Children’s Lives in Chiba
To protect primary school students from traffic accidents, the...
ISRO Planning to Launch Next Reusable Vehicle Test after Studying Flight Data
ISRO: A senior official from the Indian Space Research...
ISRO’s RLV Test: It’s all About lowering the Cost of Satellite Launches
Almost everything that ISRO has accomplished in the last...
Lapan A3 Satellite to be Launched in June
Bengkulu - The National Institute of Aeronautics and Space...
Australia Turns to GNSS for Primary Navigation
Almost 180 ground-based navigation aids and associated non-precision approach...

March 1st, 2013
World’s 1st Smartphone Satellite Dials Earth from Space

The United Kingdom Space Agency’s miniature STRaND-1 satellite launched into space on Monday (Feb. 25) is one of seven spacecraft riding into orbit aboard an Indian rocket.  It will test several new space technologies, including its WARP DRiVE — a novel space propulsion technology that will test a water-alcohol based thruster system. STRaND-1 combines its Google Nexus One Android-powered smartphone core with a Linux-based high-speed processor in order to control itself. Read More