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Notice regarding the Launch Schedule for our SAR Satellite “StriX-3”
TOKYO, 2024, February 21– Synspective Inc., a Synthetic Aperture...
Indian space sector to be turned into a business activity: ISRO chairman
The Indian space sector is changing from a "closed"...
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...
Synspective Signs MOU with the National Remote Sensing Agency of Vietnam and Fujitsu Vietnam to Enhance Natural Disaster Preparedness, Natural Resource Management, and Economic and Social Development
Synspective, a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite data and...

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Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Apple Teases Its Own Mapping Solution In iPhoto For iOS

A very interesting factoid has been revealed in the newly-released iPhoto for iOS: Apple isn’t using Google Maps. More specifically, Apple is using its own mapping technology to provide map tiles in its brand new photo editing app. There have been...

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Survey Reveals Radiation Doses in Japan

About 58 per cent of Fukushima Prefecture residents were likely externally exposed to radiation measuring less than 1 millisievert during the first four months of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, according to a survey released Monday by the...

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Google Maps – Designing the Modern Atlas

It is often the case in interaction design that the best solutions simply get out of the way, allowing the user to achieve their goal and get on with their life. With Google Maps, this is certainly the...

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Stewart Walker Runs for ASPRS President

Many in the photogrammetric and GIS communities are familiar with Stewart’s background and body of work. He has M.A., M.S.c.E., and Ph.D. degrees in geography and geomatics from the universities of Glasgow, New Brunswick, and Bristol, an...

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Researcher Says He Has Nepal’s Complete GIS Database

A Nepali researcher with the University of Arizona in the United States claims to have developed the most exhaustive Geographic Information System (GIS) database for Nepal on his own. Dr Tank Ojha -- a one-time officer with the...

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Call – NT Spatial 2012: Northern Exposure “Science and Applications”

The NT Regional Committee of the Surveying and Spatial Science Institute (SSSI) has released a call
for papers for NT Spatial 2012. NT Spatial 2012 is a spatial and surveying conference to be held from

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Satellite Data Plus Conservation Equals Better Crop Yields

Combining remote sensing technology with water and soil conservation techniques can help raise crop yields in South Asia, scientists have reported. Satellite data can help identify specific problems on farmlands such as moisture shortage, excessive soil wetness and...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

U of P Starts GIS & Remote Sensing Programme

The University of Peshawar (UoP) has launched a new four-year programme of Geomatic (GIS and Remote Sensing) at the Institute of Geography, Urban and Regional Planning in order to prepare students in the filed of Geoinformatics besides...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Royal Geographical Society Hidden Journeys – Cairo to Doha

Our newest flight path explores the ancient cultures and landforms that lie between the two expanding cities of Cairo and Doha. Covering the deserts of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the flight path reveals the true value of water in the development of...

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

University of Canterbury Becomes CRCSI Essential Participant

The University of Canterbury has been formally accepted as an Essential Participant in the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information.  The New Zealand node of the Australian-based CRCSI was established in 2010 and is based in the...

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