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New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
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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
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PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

New Device will Map and Assess Fukushima Damage Remotely

Toshiba, the contractor in charge of the initial cleanup work, and the laboratory expect to sign a formal agreement to deploy a new technology that experts believe will yield three-dimensional images of the wrecked reactor cores, and...

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Esri Maps Offer Geographic Perspective on Third Anniversary of Fukushima Disaster

In recognition of the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, Esri has created two interactive maps that the media can embed or share as part of anniversary coverage.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Japan Uses Robots to Map Contamination at Fukushima

Mapping contamination in detail to be able to deal with it better: that’s the philosophy behind the innovative solutions developed by the Back End BG’s teams for the Fukushima region. Two cases in point: an underwater robot...

Friday, September 21st, 2012

The Group that Mapped Japan’s Radiation Data Wins Project to Map L.A.’s Air Quality

In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, a grass roots group called Safecast managed to put together a map of real time, local radiation data using volunteers with open sourced geiger counters. Now Safecast, led by...

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Japanese Commission: Don’t Blame Mother Nature for Fukushima

Japan’s Fukushima disaster was one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, rendering a large area of the country uninhabitable for the immediate future. The meltdown was triggered by last year’s earthquake and tsunami, but don’t go...

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...

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Robots Surveying Fukushima Accident Site

The inside of the unit 2 reactor building of the accident-damaged Fukushima I nuclear power station was surveyed on-site by robots with the aim of planning future retrieval of fuel. The robots conducted dust sampling as well...

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Civil Engineers Needed in 3 Disaster-hit Prefectures in Japan

Many coastal Tohoku municipalities in Japan hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster and others affected by the Fukushima nuclear crisis are suffering from a severe shortage of civil engineers and other backup staff, according...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Buses in Fukushima to Shed Light on Radiation in the Area

The system, named Kyoto University Radiation Mapping System or KURAMA, is ingeniously simple. First, equip buses with radiation detectors and GPS, and as they scour the city on their daily routes they can collect data from all...