CSIRO’s Data61 & Radiant.Earth partner to improve Earth Observation for disaster resilience

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) Data61, an Australian data innovation group, will partner with non-profit organization Radiant.Earth to improve disaster resilience globally, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific...

ISRO develops software for automatically detecting iceberg calving

India's space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has developed a software to detect and monitor iceberg calving and deformations. The software was developed specifically to monitor the developments at...

Indonesia, Japan to develop world’s first microsatellite with SAR

As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2013, Indonesia is currently working with Chiba University, Japan, to develop its fifth experimental satellite LAPAN A5, owned by the country's...

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...

USAID, Inmarsat partner on sustainable fishing in South-East Asia

The United States Agency for International Development’s Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans) and Inmarsat Global Limited (Inmarsat) have announced a new partnership to help commercial fishing crews promote sustainable fishing...

Russia to launch 2 South Korean satellites in 2019, 2020

Glavkosmos, Russia's launch service provider, has just announced that it will launch 2 South Korean CAS500-series satellites in 2019 and 2020. After a tender bid held early this year, Glavkomos signed two...

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...

LAPAN to support local government programme with Earth Monitoring System

The Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) will cooperate with the Municipality of Manado on matters of remote sensing data and technology utilization in supporting the development of Manado....

Airbus’ Starling initiative: Can it reduce deforestation in Southeast Asia?

Airbus has announced the official launch of its Starling initiative, which aims to verify that companies are honouring their “No Deforestation” commitments, and to encourage them to do so. The launch...

Japanese space firms Axelspace and Weathernews will launch WNISAT-1R aboard Soyuz on 14 July...

WNISAT 1R (Weather News Inc. Satellite 1R), a microsatellite built by Axelspace and operated by Weathernews, will be launched on a Soyuz 2.1A on 14 July, and has already reached the...

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