On 26 April 2012, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched their first indigenously built all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite, RISAT-1.
After just having celebrated its 10th anniversary of service on 1 March 2012, ESA's Envisat stopped sending data to earth.
GeoEye's next-generation imaging system, GeoEye-2 has been delivered to its operator in California, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
The ‘Monitoring Volcanoes’ article made reference to a study of over 440 active volcanoes in 16 developing countries which revealed most volcanoes around the world are not monitored
Satellites like ESA's Envisat can see indications for thawing permafrost in land surfaces at northern latitudes.
SPACEBEL will sign a contract with the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
Japan: Norihiro Sakamoto proposed a plan to make better use of existing satellites so that they could make quicker tsunami forecasts.
South Africa’s second satellite, SumbandilaSat, is no longer fulfilling its main purpose due to technical problems and is essentially beyond repair, its maker SunSpace says.
The Ziyuan III satellite has sent back its first set of visual data days after the orbiter was successfully launched on January 9 to produce high-resolution imagery for civilian use.
Two small disaster monitoring satellites, launched in 2008, have allowed China to more rapidly monitor natural disasters with greater range, said the National Commission for Disaster Reduction T
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