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Chinese scientists say goodbye to Tiangong-2, expecting space station
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ISRO Joins Exclusive club with Launch of Chandrayaan-2 Mission
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Mapbox and Yahoo! JAPAN Collaborate to Transform the Digital Experience of Maps in Japan
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Japan’s Terra Drone gains footing in Central Asia with investment in leading Kazakh drone company KazUAV
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ISRO calls off Chandrayaan 2 launch due to technical glitch
India’s ambitious second lunar mission, Chandrayaan 2, suffered a...
Ministry of Interior wins global excellence award in GIS
Doha: The Ministry of the Interior, represented by the...
UAE military satellite lost in Vega launch failure
A European Vega launcher failed Wednesday night around two...
Russia Launches Telescope Into Space To Map The Cosmos In ‘Outstanding’ Detail
Russia has successfully launched a new telescope into space, marking...
UAE’s space programme: ‘UAE to come back stronger with the launch of Falcon Eye 2 soon’
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France announces Air and Space Force, due to launch in 2020
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Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Port Bonython on Spencer Gulf Project Advances

Arup will commence work immediately on a comprehensive environmental assessment of the preferred site following the firm’s appointment this week by the Spencer Gulf Port Link Consortium – the group selected by the State Government as its...

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Azerbaijan Prepares an Agreement & Cooperation with Bulgaria in Cadastre Area

State Committee for Property Issues of Azerbaijan and Cadastre Agency of Bulgaria are preparing a memorandum on  cooperation. The State Committee reports that the issues of memorandum preparation were discussed during the recent visit of State Committee employees...

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Mongolia Government Plans to Build New Railway

The Government took the first step toward a massive new railway project at Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting. Ministers approved the expenditure of USD 55 million to study the feasibility of building new lines totaling about 1,500 km. Under...

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Tsunami Hazard Map Urged

In a major breakthrough to enhance the Sultanate’s preparedness against a possible tsunami, a scientist at the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) has suggested a hazard map for the country to be well-equipped. Learning from the best practices...

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Meet the Man Behind ArcGIS

This October, come face-to-face with the man behind Esri’s world-leading ArcGIS technology at Ozri 2011, Australasia’s leading spatial industry event. Damian Spangrud, Esri’s Senior Product Manager for ArcGIS, will draw on his 17 years experience with the...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

North America to Drive Global GPS Market

According to SBWire's latest research report, “World GPS Market Forecast to 2013”, the contribution of the Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to the world economy has shown a steady growth in the last decade. The GPS market...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Urbanisation Can’t Come at Expense of Agriculture

Land use planning must ensure that urbanisation proceeds in line with the sustainable development of agricultural production, says Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Nguyen Minh Quang. The development of rice production alongside the industrialisation and modernisation...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

GPS App Keeps Drivers’ Eyes on the Road

Many drivers use GPS to find their way, but shifting their attention to the maps on the device can distract them from actual driving. A new app, Wikitude Drive, aims to help drivers navigate without diverting their...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

China’s First Official Electronic Chart In Service

Ships sailing in Chinese waters can now say goodbye to paper charts as anelectronic chart was officially released by the navy. The navigation guarantee department of the Chinese Navy Headquarters, China's officialhydrographic surveying and mapping organization, announced during a news briefing in Beijingthat China's new electronic navigation chart is available for purchase and download byregistered Internet users. The electronic navigation chart includes 400 maps of Chinese seas in different regions, anofficer surnamed Yuan from the navigation guarantee department, told China Daily. Read More

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Japanese Bulk Carrier Sets Record on Northern Sea Route

The Northern Sea Route will see its third record in less than a month when the largest ever bulk carrier to take the route leaves Murmansk next week. It is also the first time a Japanese shipping...

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