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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...
India’s Alarming Loss of Agricultural Lands has Global Impact
A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly...

March 3rd, 2013
Tech Transfer Propagates Earth-Observation Programs

Chile has one. So do Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). By the end of April Vietnam could, too. Over the next decade more than 280 Earth-observation-satellite systems are expected to be launched into orbit, with roughly 30% lofted for developing space programs in Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East—regions where technology transfer is key to fostering fledgling industries, according to Paris-based Euroconsult. Read More