Japan-based Weathernews & Laos government sign MoU for meteorological data exchange

Weathernews Inc., a Japan-based company that operates weather satellites, has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment of...

The European Commission and India agree to share Earth Observation data

On 19 March, the European Commission and India’s Department of Space (DoS) signed an agreement to share Earth Observation (EO) from the European Union’s (EU) Sentinel series of satellites and ISRO’s...

e-GEOS to supply Australian Maritime Safety Authority with satellite data for oil spills

On 7 February e-GEOS, a joint venture of Telespazio (a partnership between Thales and Leonard) and the Italian Space Agency, announced that it has won a contract to supply geo-information services...

JAXA launches modified sounding rocket SS-520 No. 5

On 3 February 2018, at 2:03 p.m. JST (GMT+9), Japan’s space agency JAXA successfully launched its SS-520 No. 5 carrying 3U CubeSat TRICOM-1R. The launch, which took place from Uchinoura Space...

DS-SAR satellite acquired by Singapore’s defence technology agency & ST Electronics

Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), the executive technology agent for the country’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), has jointly acquired a new earth observation satellite with ST Electronics, a Singapore-based...

JAXA launches radar satellite ASNARO-2

In its first launch of the year, Japan’s space agency JAXA launched its radar satellite ASNARO-2 using its small launcher Epsilon-3. The launch took place this morning, at 6:06 a.m. JST...

China launches LKW-3 earth observation satellite

On 13 January 2018, China launched LKW-3, the third satellite in a series known simply as "Land Survey Satellite". The launch took place at 3:10p.m. Beijing time (GMT+8) using a Long...

China launches two SuperView-1 satellites for Chinese company Space View

Today at 11:24 a.m. Beijing time (03:24 UTC), in its first of 2018, China launched two satellites using a Long March 2D, from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre. The Long March 2D...

Japan launches SHIKISAI & TSUBAME satellites

On 23 December 2017, at 10:26 a.m. JST (1:26 a.m. UTC), Japan’s space agency JAXA launched two satellites , Global Changing Observation Mission - Climate "SHIKISAI" (GCOM-C) and the Super Low...

China launches another remote sensing satellite

On December 3 2017, China launched a remote sensing satellite - its seventh in 2 weeks. Launched using a Long march 2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at around...

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