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Government wants to launch a satellite to help South African students study remotely
As the country’s universities prepare for the move towards...
Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
As Nepal unveiled a new map of its territories...
Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai
Ordnance Survey has entered a contract to work with...
Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing...
ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
The government will allow private firms and startups to...
Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
Myanmar is to build and launch a small Earth...
New base map for Maltese islands launched
The Planning Authority has launched a new base map...
Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
Paris, 12 May 2020 – Airbus has won the...
Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
Plans for Britain to join the space race with...
India Witnesses Significant Drop in Pollution Levels Due to Lockdown, Reveals Satellite Data
The lockdown measures imposed by the government of India...

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Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Skybox Has An Eye on Asia

Skybox Imaging, a Silicon Valley-based commercial imaging startup, has successfully launched its first one-meter imaging and video capture satellite SkySat-1 with samples available on their website and via YouTube. The company has big plans to launch a...

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Indian Mustard Crops to be Mapped by Satellite

For the first time, cereal crops will be mapped in India through satellite-based Geographic Information System (GIS). A pilot will be on mustard crop from the coming rabi season. According to officials, the GIS will also be...

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Pioneering UK Project to Improve Land Carbon Intelligence, Accuracy, and Reliability

British satellite imaging company DMC International Imaging Ltd (DMCii) is today launching a ground-breaking project with support from the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board to provide more accurate and reliable information about land carbon storage...

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Charted Territories: The Philippines as Depicted in Old Maps

This generation that has much to learn from the “Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day Exhibit: 300 Years of Philippine Maps 1598-1898,” organized by the Philippine Map Collectors Society (PHIMCOS) in partnership with the Embassy of Spain and the Metropolitan...

Friday, April 20th, 2012

U.S. Says It Blocked China’s Attempt To Buy Bankrupt Satellite Imaging Firm

The U.S. State Department recently blocked an attempt by China to buy a fully functional European satellite imaging constellation because the spacecraft contained U.S. technology, according to a newly released government report. The report, prepared by the...

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

CEODE Successfully Receives Image Data from the First High-precision Three-dimensional Mapping Satellite of China

CEODE’s Miyun Ground Station successfully received the first track of satellite imaging data from the ZY3 satellite and implemented real-time recording and large capacity optical data transmission. A total of 56.6 GB of image data were successfully...

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

DMCii Expands Rapid 22m Satellite Imaging Service

With today’s launch of the NigeriaSat-X 22m multi-spectral Earth observation satellite, DMC International Imaging Ltd. (DMCii) gains a significant increase in capacity for...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Turkey Launches Its First Observation Satellite

RASAT, the first observation satellite designed and produced by Turkish engineers, will be launched into space on Wednesday, from the Yasny Launch Base, located in a southwestern Russian oblast bordering Kazakhstan. RASAT was designed, manufactured and tested...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

PCI – RapidEye Contract for GeoImaging Accelerator Technology

PCI Geomatics has announced it was awarded a contract and has successfully delivered a GeoImaging Accelerator (GXL) Satellite processing system to RapidEye, based in Germany. The contract represents a major win for PCI Geomatics as it continues...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Kashmir Groundwater Assessed by Satellite – Unfit

The much-awaited water mapping survey conducted to find new sources of ground water in Jammu and Kashmir by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has send alarm bells ringing among the planners with the report terming most of...

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