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Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Based on the report of the evaluation mission, UN-OOSA notified India as the host country for establishment of Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP). The Centre was established in India on November 1, 1995 under an agreement signed initially by 10 member countries of the region. The Centre is hosted by the Government of India with Department of Space (DOS), as the nodal agency.

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India: Remote Sensing Official highlights importance of satellites

Fires in northwestern India in 2005 seen from Space.

During the recent CEO’s Forum on Space Technology Applications for National Development in Sri Lanka, India’s National Remote Sensing Centre Deputy Director Dr. P.G. Diwakar highlighted the important impact that satellite technologies have in various sectors of development in India.

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Wed, 10/23/2013

India: Building a tsunami early warning system

Multitemporal composite of radar satellite imagery

India is building a tsunami early warning system in the South China Sea, which is likely to be operational in the next 10 months, as The Economic Times reported.

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Thu, 10/17/2013

India and US to launch joint weather satellite

Bombay seen from space by ESA's Proba satellite.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will jointly build and launch an all-weather satellite to support

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Fri, 10/04/2013

India: Spatial platform for forests in Himachal Pradesh

he ultimate goal of this portal is to provide information

In a combined action to provide decision making tools, the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Forest Department of Himachal Pradesh, a north Indian state, have developed a new portal that brings all the spatial

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Tue, 08/20/2013

India: Developing a satellite-linked disaster warning system in Gujarat

The government is already working in the implementation of this project

The Indian state of Gujarat is planning a project to set up a satellite-linked

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Tue, 08/13/2013

India: INSAT-3D can speed search and rescue operations

INSAT-3D equipped with search and rescue payload

On July 25, 2013 the Indian meteorological satellite INSAT-3D was successfully launched, equipped with search and rescue payload that will facilitate speedy search and rescue operations to India and surrounding regions.

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Thu, 08/02/2012

UN-SPIDER co-organizes training on space technologies for floods

From 22 to 26 July 2013, UN-SPIDER jointly with CSSTEAP (Centre for Space Science Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific), IWMI (International Water Management Institute) and UNESCAP organized an international training programme on flood risk mapping, modeling, and assessment using space technology. The training took place on the CSSTEAP premises in Dehradun, India.

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India: GIS used in the Flood Mapping Project to prevent damages

India suffers of severe floods

The Indian State is strengthening efforts towards flood mapping using GIS to assess the vulnerability of selected areas and therefore, be able to prepare the necessary

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Wed, 24/07/2013 - 16:10

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Wed, 07/24/2013

India: First navigation satellite launched

IRNSS 1 A Launch

India’s first dedicated navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1A, developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, was successfully put in

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