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Aerodyne Group and DroneDash Technologies Collaborate to Introduce Cross-Border Drone Delivery Services between Malaysia and Singapore
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Notice regarding the Launch Schedule for our SAR Satellite “StriX-3”
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Indian space sector to be turned into a business activity: ISRO chairman
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Japan Space Agency Says Test Flight for New Flagship Rocket is Rescheduled for Saturday
Japan's space agency says its new flagship H3 rocket...
First U.S.-India joint space mission will deliver hyper-detailed view of Earth
An upcoming satellite mission will provide a first-of-its-kind, hyper-detailed view...
Russia launches barrage of 45 drones over Ukraine as Kyiv changes more military leaders
KYIV – Russian forces launched 45 drones over Ukraine in...
Africa, China, Russia, United States Space intelligence programmes in Africa adapt to raging geopolitical storms
The problems encountered by Moscow in its space observation...
Saudi Arabia to monitor sustainability strategy from space
Saudi Arabia is looking to tap into the Earth observation...
ESA’s ERS-2 Satellite to Embark on Final Journey Back to Earth
The European Space Agency (ESA) has devised a plan...
European Satellite To Crash Back To Earth Within Week
A large satellite which ended its mission 13 years...

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Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Crowds Respond to Map Nepal Disaster

Crowdsourcing has added a new dimension to Nepal’s disaster response capability following the massive earthquake that struck this Himalayan country on 25 April, killing more than 8,000 people, injuring thousands and leaving tens of thousands displaced. Government...

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Mapping Matters: From Disasters to H1N1

Mapping plays an important role during disaster and disease outbreaks. The city of Pune in India is experiencing an outbreak of H1N1 influenza this week, and mapping is being employed to meet the challenge. At the same...

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Global Geospatial Conference 2012 – Spatially Enabling Government, Industry and Citizens

The joint GSDI World Conference (GSDI 13), the 14th GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference, the 7th 3DGeoInfo Conference...

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Australia Floods Call Geospatial Technology to Action

Australia is once again experiencing flooding and it is expected that flooding will result in nearly $1 billion of damage. Although waters have receded in some places, more rains are expected over the next few days and...

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

GIS and Social Media Team to Combat Disasters

Two of the world’s top technologies are consistently pairing up in what many believe is the evolution of information. Software companies are integrating geographic information systems (GIS) technology and social media to map people’s tweets and other...

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Esri and GeoEye Developing Global Crisis Response Service

GeoEye, Inc. announced that it will jointly develop a new crisis response imagery service with Esri, the leading global geographic information software provider. This service, expected to be released this spring, will augment Esri's current disaster response capability...

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Queensland Offers Citizens a Community Intelligence Map

The Queensland government has recently provided a Community Intelligence Map (CIM) that provides a portal for the public to search for information when disasters happen. The map is an adjunct of the Total Opeartional Mapping (TOM) system...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Tsunami Anniversary Highlights Early Warning Gaps

Seven years after a devastating tsunami struck Sri Lanka, more work still needs to be done to secure an effective early-warning system, officials say. More than 30,000 Sri Lankans lost their lives in the Indian Ocean tsunami...

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Gillard to Unveil Ambitious Asia Disaster Response Plan

The plan drawn up by Australia and Indonesia - which hosts the East Asia Summit beginning in Bali today - would involve countries including China and the US instantly sharing sensitive satellite images, damage and casualty reports...

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Influence of Coastal Vegetation – Tsunami Wave Impact in West Aceh

This study used 180 transects perpendicular to over 100 km on the west coast of Aceh, Indonesia to analyze the influence of coastal vegetation, particularly cultivated trees, on the impact of the 2004 tsunami. Satellite imagery; land cover...

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