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Russia: Landsat sees Klyuchevskaya volcano eruption

false-color image shows heat from the flows

On 20 October, NASA's Landsat 8 captured multiple lava flows streamed down Klyuchevskaya northern and western flanks with its

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Wed, 30/10/2013 - 10:48
latitude: 
56.0542
longitude: 
160.641

Russian Space Agency proposes to remove satellite resolution restriction

Western Russia seen from Space by NASA’s Terra satellite on August 2, 2010

The Russian Federal Space Agency ROSCOSMOS has prepared proposals for the Ministry of Defense, proposing that restrictions on the distribution of satellite data at resolution of less than 0.5 meter

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Fri, 18/10/2013 - 09:53
latitude: 
55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

Arirang-5: South Korean multi-purpose satellite successfully launched

Arirang-5 is the first radar imaging satellite to be developed by South Korea

On 22 August 2013, South Korea’s new multi-purpose science satellite, the Arirang-5, was launched atop a Russian Dnepr rocket at the Dombarovsky launch site near Russia’s border with Ka

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Fri, 23/08/2013 - 13:52
latitude: 
50.8
longitude: 
59.5167

NASA's Aqua satellite shows wildfires in central Russia

 Intense heat wave in central Russia

On July 25, 2013 the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured valuable images from the Khanty-Mansiyskiy and Yamal-Nenetskiy districts of R

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Tue, 30/07/2013 - 16:44
latitude: 
62.477
longitude: 
69.6731

ISS: How the International Space Station assists during disasters

The ISS plays an important role in helping emergency responders

The International Space Station (ISS) partner agencies released a common statement on 17 July 2013 underlining the benefits of the space station during disasters caused by natural hazards on Ea

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Mon, 22/07/2013 - 11:57
latitude: 
38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

EMERCOM: New UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Russian Federation

Agreement between UNOOSA and EMERCOM

On the sidelines of the 56th session of the annual meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), UNOOSA and EMERCOM signed an agreement making EMERCOM UN-SPI

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Thu, 20/06/2013 - 09:55

Russia: Launch of four navigation satellites

Navigation satellites around Earth

Russia has plans to launch four more satellites for the Global Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) by this year-end, the Aerospace Defence Forces head said, as the website Zeenews reported.

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Mon, 17/06/2013 - 13:13

GLONASS: Belarus and Russia sign satellite navigation agreement

GLONASS-K, the latest satellite of the radio-based satellite navigation system

Belarusian network operator SKB Kamerton and Russia’s non-profit partnership Agency for Development and Use of Navigation Technology, NP GLONASS, have signed a cooperation agreement in the field o

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Wed, 13/03/2013 - 10:07
latitude: 
55.7496
longitude: 
37.6237

Roscosmos: Plans for GLONASS Programme

Russia will build and launch 13 GLONASS-M and 22 GLONASS –K satellites between now and 2020, according to an outline of the nation’s space program published on the Federal Space Agency

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Mon, 14/01/2013 - 12:30
latitude: 
55.7512
longitude: 
37.6184

International Charter activated for Russian floods

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Wednesday 22nd of August in Russia's Black Sea region. The Charter was activated by USGS on behalf of ROSCOSMOS / EMERCOM.

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Fri, 24/08/2012 - 13:45