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China and Brazil: Strengthening joint development of high-tech satellites

Satellite image of the Amazon

Chinese and Brazilian officials have announced their intention to deepen their cooperation in satellite development and applications.

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Tue, 16/12/2014 - 12:00
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39.9042
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116.407

India considers expanding broadband services to rural areas through satellite technology

Satellite image of India acquired by Envisat's ASAR, 2005

The government of the state of Andhra Pradesh in South India announced its considerations of employing satellite technology to provide rural areas with broadband services, including computer networ

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Fri, 12/12/2014 - 09:24
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15.9129
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79.74

Malaysia: Head of Space Agency promotes satellite technology for disaster management

NASA’s Aqua satellite detected fires in Malaysia and Indian Ocean 's islands

The Director-general of the Malaysian National Space Agency (Angkasa), Dr Noordin Ahmad, highlighted the importance of satellite technology in the pre- and post-disaster management phases, as well

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Mon, 08/12/2014 - 08:06
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4.21048
longitude: 
101.976

New map explores ocean tectonics from space

Marine gravity model of the Central Indian Ocean

Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California created a new seafloor map based on satellite data that discloses previously unaccessible features on global ea

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Tue, 14/10/2014 - 15:35
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32.8801
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-117.234

MetOP satellites: Second Generation to be launched in 2021

Second Generation meteorological satellites are planned to launch in 2021

The first documents for Europe’s MetOp Second Generation (MetOp SG) weather satellite mission were signed on 20 May 2014 by representatives from ESA and Airbus Defence and Space at the Berlin

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Wed, 21/05/2014 - 15:31
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52.52
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13.405

Brochure: UN-SPIDER

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Thu, 01/05/2014

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UK and China promise Nigeria satellite imaging in the search for the abducted girls

Satellite image shows Lake Chad

British and Chinese satellite imaging and tracking technology will be deployed to Nigeria to help Nigerian authorities to support them in the search of the abducted Nigerian school girls.

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Mon, 12/05/2014 - 10:11
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9.082
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8.67528

Iran: Plans for launch of seven new satellites

Iran’s Qeshm Island seen from space by ESA's Envisat satellite.

During the new Iranian calendar year which started on March 21, the Islamic Republic of Iran plans to launch seven satellites into space, Hamid Fezeli, Head of the Iran Space Agency (ISA) said.

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Mon, 08/04/2013 - 15:39
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35.6961
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51.4231

United Nations/Japan establish Fellowship Programme on Nano-Satellite Technologies

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Government of Japan in cooperation with the Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT) have established a United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowsh

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Tue, 11/12/2012 - 11:01

Brazil wants Japanese assistance in disaster prevention

Brazil urged Japan to collaborate in the field of disaster prevention using satellite technology.

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:12
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-14.235
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