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European commercial drone developer FIXAR enters the Indian market with Paras Aerospace
EU-based commercial drone design and software developer FIXAR, has...
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Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
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New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
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Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
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Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
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China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
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Sunday, May 19th, 2013

India to Launch Indigenous IRNSS Navigation Satellite System on June 12

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to deploy the crucial Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System or the IRNSS on June 12, thus ushering in a new era in terrestrial, aerial and marine navigation services....

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Land Use Planning Touted as a Tool to Avert Disasters

In the news lately was the sad fact that several local government units (LGU’s) in the Cordilleras of the Philippines are still without Comprehensive Land Use Plans (CLUP). The story pointed out that the plan is important...

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Japan’s Radioactivity Mapping Accuracy Questioned by Officials

Investigations into the Japanese government's failure to disclose the spread of radioactive material from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant point to inaccurate maps and lack of sensor data for the lack of communication. The 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...

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Expert Mission Studies Japan Earthquake Waste

On the eve of the first anniversary of the worst natural disaster in Japan in a century, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says the remarkable progress to sort and dispose of millions of tonnes of waste...

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...

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