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India and US Set Up Joint Working Group for Mars Studies

In recent news by PTI, India and the US have set up an ISRO-NASA joint working group to explore the possibility of enhancing cooperation for the study of Mars. Jitendra Singh,

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USGS Lidar Base Specification Version 1.2

The US Geological Survey National Geospatial Program is pleased to announce a new version of the USGS Lidar Base Specification that defines deliverables for nationally consistent lidar data acquisitions. The USGS Lidar

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China Launches Yaogan-24 Earth Observation Satellite

In recent news, China has successfully launched the Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite into a scheduled orbit at 3:12 p.m. on Thursday (Nov.20,2014) from the Jiuquan satellite launch center. The remote sensing

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China Launches New Remote Sensing Satellite

In recent news,China has successfully launched a Yaogan-23 remote sensing satellite into scheduled orbit that will help in scientific experiments, natural resource surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief measures. The

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ESA Rosetta’s Philae Probe Lands on Comet

ESA’s Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved. After a tense wait during the

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Night time Light Images Plays Important Role in Monitoring Humanitarian Crises

An interesting research paper recently published in the International Journal of Remote Sensing, gives emphasis on the credibility of night time light images in monitoring humanitarian crises, such as that

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GlobTemperature Project an European Space Agency (ESA) Due Initiative

The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched a new project – GlobTemperature to capture earth land surface temperature (LST) at global scale. Instruments like thermometer there are several satellite sensor

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How to Download Landsat Satellite Data?

In this exercise  you will learn, how to download Landsat satellite data? The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center archive holds data collected by the Landsat suite of

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India and Mexico Sign MoU on Space Cooperation

In recent news, India and Mexico signed an MoU on space cooperation under which both sides will work together in remote sensing, satellite communication and areas relating to the peaceful use of outer

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DGCA Issues Notice on Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Civil Applications

The Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India  has issued a public notice regarding the  use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)/ Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)