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Earth Observation Drones Global Market to Surpass $18.2 Billion by 2032
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China’s Long March rocket launches 16 satellites
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Russia Fires Iranian Satellite Into Space, Prompting Spying Concerns
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NEA AND SLA SIGN MOU TO SHARE GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM (GNSS)-DERIVED MOISTURE DATA FOR WEATHER MONITORING APPLICATION
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UAE to develop SAR satellite constellation for remote sensing
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China launches new group of remote sensing satellites
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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

VectorNav Launches Dual-Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System

VectorNav Technologies, the leader in intelligent and high-performance inertial navigation technologies, today announced the introduction of the VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The VN-300 can be used in a wide variety of industrial and...

Friday, December 27th, 2013

China’s Beidou Navigation System ‘Completely Open’ for Asian Neighbours, Official Says

China’s home-grown satellite navigation system will bring untold economic, social and military benefits – and other countries in Asia are welcome to use it, the director of China’s satellite navigation agency said on Friday. The year-old Beidou...

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Europe’s Plan for GPS Limps to Crossroads

Europe’s future commitment to the project, known as Galileo and designed to create a new, improved and European-controlled version of America’s Global Positioning System, is to be decided in Brussels on Thursday and Friday, when European leaders...

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Astrium Delivers Further Galileo Satellites to ESA

Following the successful acceptance review, Astrium, Europe’s leading space company, has brought the third and fourth Galileo IOV (In-Orbit Validation) satellites to the European Space Agency (ESA) in Kourou, French Guiana. The arrival of the two satellites...

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Police Suspect Glonass Contractor of Misappropriating $17M

Police raided a Russian space firm suspected of misspending 565 million rubles ($17 million) of state money on developing the country's Glonass satellite navigation system, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Tuesday. According to the statement, investigators established that managers at Russian Space Systems, a contractor...

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Europe Clears First Airline Satellite Navigation Operation

Europe is rolling out operational service of its satellite-based aircraft navigation system EGNOS, an official with Britain's largest air traffic control agency said on Monday. An 18-passenger aircraft serving the island of Alderney, located off the French...

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

China Speeds up Commercial Use of Beidou

The central authorities here in China are now planning to speed up the commercial use of the country's satellite navigation system, the Beidou satellite system. Three more satellites are due to be sent into space later this...

Monday, April 30th, 2012

China’s GPS a Step Closer with Launch of Two Satellites

China on Monday said it had successfully launched two navigation satellites, the twelfth and thirteenth additions to its fast-expanding home-grown navigation and positioning satellite network that will soon end Chinese dependence on the United States-run Global Positioning...

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

China Aims to Launch Eight Beidou Navigation Satellites by 2012

China has sent eight Beidou satellites into orbit, with the latest launched in April, said Ran Chengqi, director of China Satellite Navigation System management office at the second China satellite navigation academic annual meeting. Eight more will...