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SpaceX Starship and Boeing Starliner show way for Asia’s space race
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IIT-Kanpur launches ‘UDAAN’ to boost drone startups in India
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South Korea creates new KASA space agency, sets sights on the moon and Mars
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AEye CEO Matt Fisch to Keynote at Auto Lidar Tech Conference in Suzhou, China
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South Korea is gearing up to become space powerhouse
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Indian space tech startup to launch six satellites in 2024 via ISRO and SpaceX rockets
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China’s secretive spaceplane releases object into orbit
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Japan to create flood projection maps for 4 Southeast Asian nations
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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Massive Antarctic Marine Reserve Proposed

An Antarctic lobby group, backed by major conservation groups and celebrities, is calling for a massive marine reserve in the Ross Sea as part of an even bigger reserve surrounding Antarctica. It would include a substantial proportion of...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Sri Lanka Plans Remote Aerial, Underwater Marine Research

Sri Lanka's marine researchers are planning to use aerial and underwater unmanned vehicles with remote sensing technology to study the oceans around the country, officials said. Sri Lanka's National Aquatic Research Agency (NARA) wants to team up...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Nigeria Launches Satellite to Replace Earlier Failed Attempt

With a service lifespan of 15 years, the satellite is designed to meet the needs of telecommunications, maritime, defense and broadcast media services in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Europe and Asia. Read More

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

PortVision SmartOps Fleet Management System for Liquid Cargo Marine Transportation Companies

PortVision today announced the SmartOps Fleet Management System, which extends the benefits of the company’s AIS-based vessel-tracking system to provide an enterprise resource management system and automate a comprehensive range of unit tow business processes.

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

World Ocean Council Launches “Smart Ocean/Smart Industries”

Major ocean companies are working to expand and better coordinate the collection of oceanic and atmospheric data from ships and other offshore platforms through Smart Ocean/Smart Industries. This programme has been developed by the World Ocean Council(WOC), an...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Japanese Bulk Carrier Sets Record on Northern Sea Route

The Northern Sea Route will see its third record in less than a month when the largest ever bulk carrier to take the route leaves Murmansk next week. It is also the first time a Japanese shipping...

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Korea Protests US Agency’s Support for ‘Sea of Japan’

Korea has lodged an informal protest against a U.S. government-funded agency’s suggestion to use Japan’s name for the body of water between the two Asian nations in the world’s most-cited guideline for maps, diplomatic sources said Monday. The...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Fiji Ambassador Elected International Seabed Authority President

The Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) has elected Fiji’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson, as its President for the ISA’s annual session currently underway in Kingston, Jamaica. The Assembly is the supreme...

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Geospatial Tools for Maritime Monitoring

The East Sea is bounded by Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia and Singapore. The sea is the second busiest sea route in the world after the Mediterranean Sea. As Asian economy's continue to grow,...

Monday, May 30th, 2011

East Sea Issue in the Spotlight

The East Sea is a semi-enclosed sea in the Pacific Ocean, covering an area of over 3.5 million sq. km. It is bordered by nine coastal countries, namely Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia...

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