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Indian Prime Minister proposes Disaster Management Satellite for South Asia

Satellite Image of India

After the successful launch of the Polar satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-23 carrying a payload of five satellites into orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota by the Indian Space Researc

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 17:47
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13.0524
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80.2508

India: French SPOT 7 satellite successfully launched

The Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has successfully launched the French SPOT-7 imaging satellite on 30 June 2014 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

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Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:33
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-15.4167
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28.2833

India: Creating a digital map of Kerala's coast

Aerial view of Indian coasts, acquired on 5 October 2009.

Kerala Port Department, India, announced that a digital map of its entire coastline will be created before 2015.

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Thu, 26/06/2014 - 10:21
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9.92696
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76.2591

Russia and India move forward with their navigation systems

Russia and India Advance thier Global Navigation Systems

On 24 March 2014 the Glonass-M navigation satellite was sent into orbit via a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Russia’s Plesetsk space center.

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Thu, 03/04/2014 - 12:52
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62.7169
longitude: 
40.3006

Ninth Post Graduate Diploma Course in Space and Atmospheric Science (SAS 9)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 01/03/2014
Venue City: 
Ahmedabad
Basic Information
Date: 
01/08/2014 - 30/04/2015
Venue: 
Physical Research Laboratory
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed towards the scientists, teachers, professionals and specialists of the Asia Pacific region, working in the field of space science and allied fields, who wish to improve their skills in the field of Space and Atmospheric Science, and thereby improve their usefulness to their parent Institutes/Organizations.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Additional Information: 

PG Diploma is issued on successful completion of nine month course and M. Tech degree is issued after completion of phase 2 of the program by submitting a thesis on further research

The Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP) was established in India in November 1995 with its headquarters in Dehradun and is the Centre of Excellence.

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India: disaster planning and early warning saved lives

Crucial role that early warning actions and effective preparation activities

In mid-October, effective disaster planning, government cooperation, preparedness at the community level and early warning communication contributed to a minimal death toll in the wake of the stron

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Tue, 26/11/2013 - 08:45
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20.9517
longitude: 
85.0985

India - Regional Training Course

This training course was conducted as a follow-up action to the Technical Advisory Missions which were carried out by UN-SPIDER in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

Date: 
09/04/2012 - 04/05/2012
Title of Training: 
Space technology for disaster risk management and emergency response
Trainers: 
The Indian Institute of Remote Sensing of ISRO, UN-SPIDER, UNESCAP and UNU.
Target Group: 
A total of 27 participants from 17 countries were participating in the course.
Training Profile: 
The overall objective of this international training course was to strengthen the capacity of participants in understanding how space-based information, services and solutions can be used to reduce disaster risks and losses. The participants were exposed to relevant space-based geoinformation (remote sensing, GIS, satellite positioning systems) and communication technologies and their synergies with modeling techniques that can be used in different phases of disaster risk reduction (DRR) for a variety of hazards. The course consisted of five modules including an overview of disaster risk reduction, an overview of space technologies for disaster risk reduction, the application of space technologies to this context and a short project.
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30.3395
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78.0488

India: Remote Sensing Official highlights importance of satellites

Fires in northwestern India in 2005 seen from Space.

During the recent CEO’s Forum on Space Technology Applications for National Development in Sri Lanka, India’s National Remote Sensing Centre Deputy Director Dr. P.G.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 23/10/2013 - 11:07
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6.93424
longitude: 
79.847

India and US to launch joint weather satellite

Bombay seen from space by ESA's Proba satellite.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will jointly build and launch an all-weather satellite to support disaster a

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Fri, 04/10/2013 - 11:51
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18.9712
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-72.2852

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

Short Title: 
ICIMOD
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27.7
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85.3333