Taiwan’s indigenous FORMOSAT-5 arrives at Vandenberg to prepare for SpaceX launch

Taiwan’s first indigenously-developed high-resolution remote sensing satellite, FORMOSAT-5, has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. A team of Taiwanese engineers welcomed the satellite to prepare for its launch slated for...

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...

Vietnam, Airbus discuss future of VNREDSat program

On March 7, 2018, Phan Ngoc Minh, Vice President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, met Guy Limouzin, Vice President, Sales, Earth Observation Space Systems, Airbus Defense and Space....

India’s Ministry of Agriculture Signs Geotagging MOU with the National Remote Sensing Centre

ISRO’s National Remote Sensing Centre and India’s Ministry of Agriculture have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the geotagging of agricultural assets under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana scheme. This...

UNOSAT To Help With Capacity Building for Bhutan’s Satellite Imagery Analysis

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT), has offered to help with capacity building for Bhutan’s satellite imagery analysis, based on reports by Bhutanese Prime...

ISRO’s commercial arm Antrix signs MoU with Indian NewSpace company SatSure

Indian NewSpace company SatSure Analytics, which uses satellite data analytics to help farmers, has recently announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm...

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...

Myanmar’s Cyclone Maarutha Dissipates, Claiming Three Lives

Cyclone Maarutha, which hit Myanmar on Sunday night, has dissipated, leaving a trail of flooding and destruction in its wake. According to Reliefweb, the cyclone claimed three casualties in the Irrawaddy Division...

China launches Fengyun-3D meteorological satellite

Early this morning at 2:35 a.m. Beijing time, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) launched Fengyun-3D, the latest satellite in the country’s Fengyun series. The launch took place at Taiyuan Satellite Launch...

ISRO develops haze-removal algorithm for satellite imagery

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has just developed a new algorithm that is able to dramatically improve the quality of satellite images, such that haze can be removed from the...

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