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United Arab Emirates to launch bold asteroid mission in 2028
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WAFA: “Work of Palestinian land surveyors in Masafer Yatta interrupted by Israeli settlers”s”
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Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
Ola has acquired GeoSpoc, a six-year-old Pune-based geospatial company....
New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
The United Arab Emirates is setting a course for...
Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
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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
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
New Delhi: India will soon have policies on space communication...
Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
Navigating changes and challenges in surveying industry to enable...
Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
The Ladakh administration will use drones to help measure 'Abadi...

private sector

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Chris Ogier Selected to Fill Vacancy on MAPPS Board of Directors

MAPPS, the national association of private sector geospatial firms, has announced the selection of Chris Ogier of Woolpert, Inc. (Dayton, OH) to the position of director on the MAPPS Board of Directors. Mr. Ogier was elected unanimously...

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Opinion: Private Sector Needs Bigger Role in Korean Space Program

Korea's plans to launch an indigenous satellite this year have come to naught. The Korea Aerospace Research Institute originally planned to launch the Arirang-5 satellite in August last year aboard a Russian rocket under a W19 billion...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Qatar Rail Firm Woos Private Investors

Qatar Railways Company (QRail) is co-ordinating with the Qatar Development Bank and global consultancy firms to identify investment opportunities for the private sector in the country’s railway project. “We expect the results of the study to be ready...

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Indonesia Takes Aim At Infrastructure

Indonesia is taking aim at infrastructure development. The country recognizes the serious shortage of infrastructure within it's borders and understands that services, including basic protection, transport and marine operations all depend upon fully functioning infrastructure.  The government...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Indonesia Wants National Parks to be Profit Centers

The government is preparing a policy to hand the management of national parks to private sectors, expecting it to halt forest loss while helping to create forests as “profit centers”. Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan said that national...

Friday, January 28th, 2011

India Targets $1 Trillion Infrastructure Investment

India will double its investments in infrastructure to $1 trillion during the 11th Five Year Plan that begins 2012, with half of that expected from the private sector, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said....