Diwata 2 coming alive: How a satellite is deployed, located, and tested

Have you ever wondered how a satellite is tested and brought into an operational state once it has been launched and deployed? Well, wonder no more because we’ve been along to the...

India Launches a New Portal, Giving Citizens Access to Maps

The Survey of India (SoI), a government organization in charge of mapping and surveying the nation, has launched its Nakshe web portal, which allows Indian citizens to download maps from its...

Singapore’s Addvalue delivers data relay system to Capella Space

Singapore's Addvalue has delivered the first flight model of its Inter-satellite Data Relay System (IDRS) terminal to startup Capella Space, which will fit the terminal aboard a LEO SAR satellite slated...

Russia and Indonesia to Collaborate on Indonesian Space Activities

Indonesia’s space agency, LAPAN, reported that it has begun discussions with Russia on space-related collaborations, especially in remote sensing. LAPAN announced yesterday that Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin paid a visit...

ISRO’s PSLV launches 31 satellites, including from Australia & Malaysia

Today, at 9:58 a.m. IST (GMT +5:30), India’s space agency ISRO launched its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota. The mission, known as...

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...

Using Satellite Data to Track Volcanic Emissions

A team led by researchers from Michigan State University has published a study on volcanic sulfur dioxide emissions, based on satellite data provided by NASA’s Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory. The data...

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...

Australia’s Myriota to acquire 4 exactEarth satellites

Myriota, an Australian company providing nanosatellite internet of things (IoT) connectivity, has signed an agreement with Canada's exactEarth Ltd. to acquire four of the latter's satellites, along with its global ground...

Axelspace to use its satellite imagery to contribute to research on red tide outbreaks

Japan's Axelspace has announced an agreement with Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Hiroshima University and Hydro Technology Institute Co.,Ltd., on the joint research about the prediction of red tide outbreaks, which could...

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