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Four satellites will complete the constellation of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System in 2015

Image of the Indian peninsula acquired by Proba-V on 14 March 2014.

The Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) is preparing the launch of four navigation satellites in order to finalize the seven-satellites constellation of the the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).

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Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:12

SAARC to strengthen use of space-based technology for disaster management

Leaders of SAARC countries during the 18th Summit

During the inaugural session of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Kathmandu, Nepal, representatives of the eight member countries of SAARC discussed new ways of strengthening regional cooperation.

Among other things, the leaders highlighted the benefits an enhanced regional collaboration in the use and development of space-based technology could have for sustainable development of the region.

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Thu, 27/11/2014 - 10:11

Online course on earthquake risk reduction

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Earthquakes are one of the most disastrous of natural hazards, coming without warning and affecting nations and peoples around the entire Pacific Rim, and from North Africa through the Balkans and Middle East, India and Indonesia, to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Countries as diverse as the Philippines, Mexico, India, Peru and Turkey, to name just a few, have suffered multiple earthquake disasters in recent decades. Earthquake with fatalities in the tens of thousands have the potential to occur in Manila, Istanbul, Teheran, Tokyo and other major cities in these regions.

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Central and Local Government Officials General Development Practitioners Policy Makers Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions Consultants Researchers Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions NGO Representatives Community Dwellers etc.

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Central and Local Government Officials
General Development Practitioners
Policy Makers
Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions
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Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions
NGO Representatives
Community Dwellers etc.

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14/11/2014 to 09/12/2014

Event Organisers: 

National Institute of Disaster Management of India

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World Bank

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India and Mexico cooperate on remote sensing

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On 22 October 2014, India and Mexico formally agreed on a cooperation in areas related to the peaceful use of the outer space, such as remote sensing and satellite communication. The pact was signed in New Delhi during the Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) presided by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena of India and Mexico, respectively.

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Thu, 23/10/2014 - 09:54

India: Navigation satellite IRNSS-1C launched

India successfully launches third navigation satellite

On 16 October 2014, India successfully sent its third navigation satellite IRNSS-1C into orbit on board of a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The launch was on schedule at 01:32 local time from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

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Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:04

Second International Space Conference 2015

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Along with providing a common platform for academics, industry, researchers and government, to share knowledge and ideas for development in the space sector (science & technology, space law & policy and life science issues), the International Space Conference ISC 2015 will focus on promoting Space Applications in Climate Change.

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08/01/2015 to 09/01/2015

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Uttar Pradesh

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Amita University

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Aryavarta Space Organisation (ASO)

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India: International Charter activated for flood

MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite observed severe floods in Northern India an Nepal

On 18 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, at the request of NRSC / ISRO in order to provide space-based product.

Heavy rains in the Himalayas have triggered flooding in many parts of India with up to 1500 villages affected, a death toll of over 60 and many more people missing. Major rivers and tributaries in the area have risen to dangerous levels, triggering an unprecedented flood situation.

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Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:59

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RADARSAT-2: Contract extended for India

One of the first images acquired with Radarsat: Ross Island, Alaska, in 1997.

On 12 August 2014, MDA’s Information Systems group (MDA) signed a contract to continue to provide RADARSAT satellite data to the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of India.

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Wed, 13/08/2014 - 11:21

India: ISRO plans for higher capability communication satellites

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, one of current India's partners.

K Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), announced on 10 August 2014 that the Organisation plans to acquire the latest satellite platforms and payload technologies to develop and launch next

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Mon, 11/08/2014 - 15:33

India - Institutional Strengthening Mission

UN-SPIDER supported a training workshop on the topic “Space technology for Disaster risk management and emergency response” at the National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi, from 2 to 4 April 2012. It was the third such training workshop organized jointly by the National Institute of Disaster Management and UN-SPIDER.

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Mon, 02/04/2012 to Wed, 04/04/2012

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India National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)

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Experts from UN-SPIDER and NIDM

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The event provided a platform to the State Disaster Management Authorities and providers of space based information (State Remote Sensing Applications Centres, National Remote Sensing Centres of Indian Space Research Organisation) to discuss latest systems, tools, technologies, products and best practices. The resources persons provided the latest trends in disaster risk reduction and space technology interventions. UN-SPIDER and NIDM have hosted such events since 2010. This was third such workshop in the series based on the recommendations of previous workshops.

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