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Synspective Succeeds in Acquiring Japan’s Highest Resolution 25cm SAR image
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Why Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is stuck in space
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China Successfully Launches Tianhui 5-02 Remote Sensing Satellite
China has successfully launched the Tianhui 5-02 Earth remote...
ISRO to organise hackathon to celebrate first National Space Day on Aug 23
BENGALURU: For the first National Space Day, which will...
Japan launches Earth observation satellite on new flagship H3 rocket
TOKYO, Japan: Japan successfully launched an upgraded Earth observation...
China fortifies Tiangong space station after Russian satellite explosion
Two Shenzhou-18 astronauts completed a spacewalk on Wednesday night to...
Unveiling East Asia’s urban landscape: A massive mapping project illuminates 280 million buildings
Accurate and comprehensive building data is critical for urban...
Japan successfully launches an advanced Earth observation satellite on its new flagship H3 rocket
Japan has successfully deployed an upgraded Earth observation satellite...
Synspective Secures 7 Billion Yen in Series C Funding
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South Korea launches its own NASA
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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Satellites Shed New Light on Earthquakes

Satellite radar scans of the 7.8-magnitude Nov. 14, 2016, earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way scientists think about earthquake hazards in regions where Earth’s tectonic plates meet. The quake struck near the town of Kaikoura...

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Fugro’s Airborne Technology Deployed In Response To New Zealand Earthquake

Fugro’s LADS technology is being deployed in New Zealand to assist in relief efforts following the damaging 7.9 magnitude earthquake near Christchurch on 14th November 2016. At the request of the New Zealand Government, the Royal Australian...

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Japan Earthquake: Mapping The Troubled Legacy Of One Of The World’s Most Turbulent ‘Disaster Zones’

Japan is by no means new to earthquakes. With a history of terrifying natural events, it stands out as one of the most disaster-prone and disruptive geographic regions on the planet. Some of the most catastrophic and...

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...

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Chinese Air Force Checks Quake Area with Drones

China’s air force dispatched a drone to the site of an earthquake in the far-western region of Xinjiang on Friday to help in monitoring work, the first time it has used an unmanned aircraft for such a...

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Japan Earthquake: one year on

In March 2011, Japan was struck by a devastating earthquake, the fourth largest ever recorded in the world, which claimed more than 16,000 lives and devastated the country’s infrastructure, supply chains and exacerbated on-going economic issues. The...

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Japan’s KDDI to Open Tsunami Data Center

Japanese mobile carrier KDDI  has announced that it will establish a data center in Sendai, one of the areas hit the hardest by the earthquake and tsunami this past March. The center will be for managing mobile customer data, and will...

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Google Publishes Street View Imagery of Post-Tsunami Japan

The historic 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan back in March may have fallen out of the public news cycle, but the massive rebuilding efforts continue. Now Google has launched a Web site dedicated to...

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

FARO Laser Scanner Captures As-is Documentation for Wenchuan Earthquake Memorial

The Great Sichuan Earthquake took the globe by surprise when it happened in the early afternoon on May 12, 2008. Its sheer magnitude coupled with the density of the population made this one of...

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Changes to Speed Up Urban Planning in Christchurch

The Government has made changes to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement to provide certainty to enable local authorities and developers to make land available for post earthquake residential development, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today. "The...

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