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Taiwan’s Formosat-8 Satellite Set for Launch by 2025
The Taiwan Space Agency has announced progress on the...
Iranian Scientists to Build Satellite Constellation for 2 Simultaneous Missions
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China provides geospatial intel and other military support to Russia, US says
The US has warned its European allies that China...
Japanese lunar lander company ispace raises $53.5 million in stock sale
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Esri and Prince Sultan University Advance GIS Education Through Strategic Partnership
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China launches 3rd group of Yunhai-2 satellites for observation
China launches third set of Yunhai-2 satellites for monitoring...
South Korea to launch second spy satellite in early April
South Korea plans to launch its second military satellite...
China launched the second batch of Yunhai-2 satellites
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UB Singapore students win geospatial competition with food waste research
UB students in Singapore mapping food waste across the...
Intermap Announces $1 Million Program in Malaysia and Business Updates
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Friday, December 16th, 2011

GALILEO: 1st Navigation Signal Transmitted to Earth

Europe’s Galileo system has passed its latest milestone, transmitting its very first test navigation signal back to Earth. The first two Galileo satellites, launched on 21 October, are in the midst of their In-Orbit Test campaign. A detailed...

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Four Korean Satellites Expected to Be Launched in 2012

The Korea Aerospace Research Institute said that a multi-purpose satellite named Arirang-5 will take off from the Yasny rocket launch site in Russia next year. One of four Korean satellites planned for 2012, the Arirang-5 is the nation's...

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

ESA Selects Astrium to Build Sentinel-5 Precursor Satellite

Furthering Europe’s capacity to monitor atmospheric pollution, ESA has awarded a contract worth €45.5 million to Astrium UK to act as prime contractor for the Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite system.

Monday, December 5th, 2011

New Software Makes Easy Work of Simulating GLONASS Signals

 Racelogic’s SatGen simulator assists OEM device development with GLONASS capability. The inclusion of GLONASS into the recently released iPhone 4S highlighted the penetration the Russian satellite system is now enjoying in consumer devices. With the constellation now providing...

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

China Successfully Launches Remote-sensing Satellite

China successfully launched a remote-sensing satellite on Wednesday that it says will be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out surveys on land resources, monitor crop yields and help with natural disaster prevention and response. Called Yaogan XIII,...

Friday, November 25th, 2011

China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System Aiming at Transportation

China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System continues to grow as it approaches 10 satellites in space, marching onward toward it's 2012 mainly China operational status with global coverage targeted for 2020. It is being reported that the Beidou...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Emirates Seek French Military Satellite

The United Arab Emirates has reopened negotiations with France for a military surveillance satellite, underlining the Persian Gulf state's concerns about Iran's expansionist policies. The move, however, could also be linked to the protracted negotiations to buy 60...

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

ORBCOMM Launch of AIS-Enabled Satellite

ORBCOMM is the exclusive licensee for the AIS data collected by VesselSat1. AIS data is used for ship tracking and other maritime navigational and safety efforts. After successful completion of in-orbit testing and check-out, VesselSat1 will expand...

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Azerbaijan to Launch Aerogeodetic Center

The State Aerogeodetic Center will soon open in Azerbaijan in the near future, Azerbaijani State Committee for Land and Cartography Chairman Garib Mammadov said today. The center will receive information from 37 satellite geodetic stations of the country...

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

GLONASS Hits 5-Meter Accuracy With Latest Launch

Russia’s GLONASS satellite navigation system has been upgraded to a precision of up to 5 meters after the successful launch of the 24th GLONASS satellite. The GLONASS-M blasted off the Plesetsk spaceport at 00.15 Moscow time on Monday...

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