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....

Dr Megan Clark details the priorities of the Australian Space Agency

The Australian Space Agency began operations on 1 July 2018, and has since been busy mapping the future of Australia’s space industry. At the Space Industry Association of Australia’s (SIAA's) Fourth Annual...

Satellite technology and disaster management: Lombok earthquakes

In July and August this year, the Indonesian island of Lombok was hit by a series of high intensity earthquakes that also affected other islands in Lombok’s province, West Nusa Tenggara....

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...

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...

India’s National Remote Sensing Centre Releases Upgraded Disaster Management Portal

India’s National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), an arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), has released its National Database for Emergency Management (NDEM), Version 3.0. Commissioned by the Ministry of Home...

The first China-France Oceanography Satellite to be launched in 2018

A marine remote sensing satellite, the first satellite developed jointly by China and France, will be launched in the second half of 2018 with China's Long March launch vehicle, announced the...

Interview: Dr. Philippe Brunet, Director for Copernicus, on the programme’s Asia angle

Last month, the European Commission organized a workshop to present Copernicus, the European Union Earth Observation programme, in Singapore. In conjunction with the event, SpaceTech Asia spoke to Dr Philippe Brunet,...

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...

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...

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