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India’s first satellite of 2020 Gsat-30 successfully launched
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Egypt signs a bilateral space cooperation agreement with France
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Two Iranian Remote-Sensing Satellites Ready for Launch
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Grab to launch geo-mapping services in Indonesia this year amid EV push
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Japan To Launch Electro-Optical IGS Reconnaissance Satellite In January 2020
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Terra Drone group company KazUAV supports World Bank’s school infrastructure risk assessment initiative in Kyrgyzstan
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Aerometrex Soars Higher with New 3D Models
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Monday, April 18th, 2011

GIS Mapping Roadblocked by Lack of Sites for Cameras

Weeks after the Delhi Assembly cleared the Geospatial Data Infrastructure Bill-2011, work on its implementation has come across a roadblock. The IT department, which has to install 63 IP-based cameras, is yet to find vantage points where...

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Golconda Fort to be Mapped for Repairs

In an effort to get world heritage monument status, a complete `condition mapping' will be taken up at the centuries-old Golconda Fort in the city soon. The condition mapping will help in identifying all the repairs need...

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Sound of Japan’s 9.0 Earthquake as Heard in Alaska

One of the most common descriptors people use when talking about the sound of an earthquake is "like a freight train." It's easy to understand why when you listen to this clip of Japan's massive 9.0 earthquake....

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Goa Seeks ISRO Expertise for Mapping Mangroves – Sand Dunes

State Environment Minister Aleixo Sequira said the state will initiate talks with ISRO seeking their expertise for this project. Goa, which has a 105-km long beach stretch, is fort up by several sand dunes. The tiny state...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Landlocked Asia-Pacific Countries Pledge Cooperation at UN Meeting

Landlocked developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region today pledged during a United Nations-backed meeting in Mongolia to promote greater cooperation and to reduce trade and transport barriers in an effort to achieve mutual sustainable development. Ministers and...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Is China investing way too much in its infrastructure?

China is rife with overinvestment in physical capital, infrastructure, and property. To a visitor, this is evident in sleek but empty airports and bullet trains (which will reduce the need for the 45 planned airports), highways to...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Acoustic Test Facility Set Up for ISRO Satellites

The state-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has set up a state-of-the-art acoustic test facility for satellites of the Indian space agency in this tech hub. The hi-tech facility will be used to perform qualification and acceptance tests...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Mapping Shows a Profit in New Zealand

Creating profit maps across Craige Mackenzie's 200ha of intensive arable production in Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand has been a key step in understanding where production can be intensified - and where inputs need to be cut back...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Social Media Map Plots a Japan Beyond Geography

These maps of Japan will never appear in a standard atlas. Created by the firm Esri, Inc., in response to the March 11 earthquake and tsunami — along with the near meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant —...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

The Man Who Predicted the Tsunami

The giant tsunami that assaulted northern Japan's coast surprised just about everyone. But Masanobu Shishikura was expecting it. The thought that came to mind, he says, was "yappari," a Japanese word meaning roughly, "Sure enough, it happened."...