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Crowdsource mapping in search for the Malaysian Airlines flight

satellite image fo the Earth

As UN-SPIDER reported yesterday, there have been calls for using satellite data in the sea

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Tue, 11/03/2014 - 16:16
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Satellites could help locate missing Malaysian flight

satellite image of South China sea

The Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines flight MH730 disappeared on 8 March 2014 over the South China sea.

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 16:03
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China: International Charter activated for severe floods

Flooding in these areas is likely to continue

On 16 August 2013, the China Meteorological Administration requested to activate the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters, after rain-triggered flooding had destroyed many roads and pow

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 10:42
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China: Successful launch of Earth Observation satellite Gaofen-1

Floods in China in 2002 seen by ESA's ERS satellite mission

On Friday, 26 April 2013, China's latest high-definition Earth Observation satellite Gaofen-1 was successfully launched into space on a Long March-2D carrier rocket.

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Mon, 29/04/2013 - 09:14
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International Charter: Satellite imagery for China earthquake

Destructions by the 2008 earthquake in the Sichuan province.

On Saturday, 20 April 2013, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Lushan County of Sichuan province, South-West China, at 08:02am (UTC).

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Wed, 24/04/2013 - 10:26
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Beidou: Thailand becomes first overseas client

Launch of the 14th and 15th BeiDou navigation satellites.

Thailand has become the first overseas user of the Chinese satellite navigation system Beidou - the Chinese version of the American GPS.

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Fri, 05/04/2013 - 09:56
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China: Launch of high resolution EO satellite scheduled

Long March 2D launching off pad

China will launch the first satellite for its high-resolution system for Earth observation in April, as

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Wed, 03/04/2013 - 07:53
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BeiDou Navigation Satellite System: Ground system improves precision

A ground system aimed at enhancing the navigation precision of the Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was approved in central China's Hubei Province on 22 March 2013, as the website C

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Tue, 26/03/2013 - 10:39
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Beidou: China opens Navigation System for Civilian Use

China recently opened Beidou (its version of GPS or “Global Positioning System”) to civilian use and expects to grab a major share of the satellite navigation market from the original U

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Thu, 17/01/2013 - 09:44
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Smog: Terra Satellite captures air pollution in China

Currently, China is experiencing one of the worst periods of air quality in recent history. Residents of Beijing and many other cities in China were warned to stay inside.

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Tue, 15/01/2013 - 14:03
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