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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
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
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Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
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Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

TerraColor Australia and New Zealand Landsat 8 Mosaics Released

Earthstar Geographics LLC (San Diego, CA, USA) announced the release of their new TerraColor NextGen 15-meter resolution Landsat 8 satellite image mosaics covering Australia and New Zealand.   The products are seamless mosaics of pan-sharpened true color...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Drought Shrinks China’s Largest Lake to Historic Low

Stricken by a severe drought, Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, recently began to shrink severely. According to the latest reports from satellite remote sensing, the current water area of Poyang Lake is 1,326 square...

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Satellite Image Reveals Spread of a Megacity

A newly released satellite image reveals Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey at 15 million inhabitants, is quickly becoming a "megacity" covering almost 700 square miles. A newly released satellite image reveals Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey...

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Fires in Amur Region: Data from Space

Over 100 "hot spots" - probable fire blazes - have been detected on May 3 in Amur Region according to operational satellite-based monitoring data. Thermal anomalies are detected using MODIS sensors of Terra and Aqua satellites. Fire...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Why Do Russian Images of Earth Look So Different from NASA’s?

It was taken by a Russian spacecraft, a new weather satellite called Elektro-L. It’s now orbiting Earth on a geostationary orbit 36,000km above the equator, after being launched on January 20 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, on board...

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

TerraSAR-X Satellite Data Reveals Destruction Caused by Tsunami in Japan

The German Remote Sensing Data Center (Deutsches Fernerkundungsdatenzentrum; DFD) and the German Space Operations Center (GSOC), both of which are part of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), are continuing to provide...