Syndicate content

China

China and Indonesia sign remote-sensing agreement

CNSA satellite imagery to support Indonesia

Following a memorandum of understanding of 6 October, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Indonesian Maritime Security Coordinating Board (IMSCB) have signed an agreement on the

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 20/10/2014 - 10:59

China plans to build comprehensive earth observation system

China's Great Wall seen from Space

China has plans to build a comprehensive earth observation system integrating the use of air-borne, space-based as well as ground-based technologies in the next ten years, the website Economic Time

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 06/10/2014 - 09:59

New in the UN-SPIDER team: Dr. Joachim Post

Joachim is an expert in earth observation and natural hazards risk

The UN-SPIDER team warmly welcomes our new colleague in the Bonn Office, Dr. Joachim Post.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 01/10/2014 - 18:17

Beidou: Chinese satnav system sees increased civilian use

In the future, the satnav system Beidou could take an even bigger role

The Chinese satellite navigation system Beidou is increasingly used for civilian purposes, as the news agency Xinhua reports, according to Chinese authorities.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 01/10/2014 - 12:32

Russia to cooperate with China on satellite navigation

Russia and China plan to cooperate on satellite navigation stations

The Deputy Chief of the Russian Space agency ROSCOSMOS announced that Russia plans to sign an agreement with China this year on the issue of installing GLONASS and Beidou stations in China and Russ

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:43
latitude: 
55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

International Charter: Latest newsletter available

Charter Board & Executive Secretariat members in Beijing, China on 16 April 2014

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters published its 9th newsletter on 28 July 2014.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 14/08/2014 - 11:36
latitude: 
39.923
longitude: 
116.316

China: Successful launch of Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite

Remote sensing satellites enable studying many aspects of the planet.

On 9 August 2014, the Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu Province.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 11/08/2014 - 11:55
latitude: 
39.7324
longitude: 
98.4945

China: International Charter activated for Earthquake in Yunnan Province

Earthquakes in 2009, the Yunnan province is an area prone to earthquakes

On 3 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC) in response to a 6.1 magnitude earthqua

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:15
latitude: 
25.0458
longitude: 
102.71

Typhoon Rammasun: International Charter activated for China and Viet Nam

Satellite view of Typhoon Rammasun while passing over China on 17 July 2014

On 18 and 19 July 2014, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in order to provide satellite-based maps on the impact of Typhoon Rammasun in the

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:34
latitude: 
20.0174
longitude: 
110.349

China: Launch of HD Earth Observation satellite Gaofen-2 this year

Satellite image of Beijing acquired by Gaofen-1

After the successful launch of Gaofen-1 in April 2013, China will launch its second high defi

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 23/07/2014 - 08:41
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408