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Galileo: First navigation signals transmitted by FM3

Europe’s third Galileo satellite has transmitted its first test navigation signals back to Earth. The two Galileo satellites launched last October have reached their final orbital position and are in the midst of testing.

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 15:31
Fri, 12/07/2012

Mexico to launch first state-funded satellite

The Bicentenario satellite, the state-run Mexsat system's first launch into space, is ready for lift-off next month and will begin operating in orbit in late January 2013, the Mexican government announced.

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Thu, 15/11/2012 - 08:56

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Thu, 11/15/2012

ESA: Ariane 5's sixth launch in 2012

On 10 November, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Eutelsat-21B and Star One-C3, into their planned transfer orbits. The satellites were accurately injected into their transfer orbits about 28 minutes and 33 minutes after liftoff, respectively.

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Wed, 14/11/2012 - 10:21
Wed, 11/14/2012

GOES-13 returned to operations

The GOES-13 spacecraft returned to full operations on Thursday, October 18, 2012. The satellite had been taken out of service due to technical problems in late September. The trouble stemmed from a motor vibration, which caused a lubricant buildup that obstructed the spinning motion of the filter wheel in the sounder.

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Fri, 19/10/2012 - 10:45
Fri, 10/19/2012

CATHALAC analyses Mangrove Cover of Guatemala

In collaboration with the Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources (MARN) in Guatemala, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) is carrying out a satellite-bas

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Mon, 08/10/2012 - 08:32
Mon, 10/08/2012

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/12: Crowdsource Mapping

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Tue, 02/10/2012
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Crowdsource Mapping aims at an improved disaster management: The idea is to collect

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter on Crowdsource Mapping

Indra and ESA accomplished the determination of definitions

Indra agreed with the European Space Agency (ESA) the definition of the requirements for the system that will manage the Spanish satellite Ingenio. The technological company leads the development, implementation and start-up of the ground segment for the future Spanish ground-based optical observation satellite, which will be ready to enter into service in 2015.

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Fri, 28/09/2012 - 10:20

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Fri, 09/28/2012

New technology for maintenance and de-orbiting of satellites

Astrium is preparing a new technology mission for the maintenance and disposal of satellites. At the ILA Berlin Air Show, the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) Space Administration announced that Astrium (Friedrichshafen) will be prime contractor for the definition phase of the DEOS (German orbital servicing mission) project.

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Fri, 21/09/2012 - 11:00

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Fri, 09/21/2012

Azerbaijan creates a satellite system of earthquake prediction

The Institute of Cybernetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan intends to create a system of forecasting the earthquake sources. Institute’s head Telman Aliyev says that in the last two years it has been established five seismic telemetry stations for forecasting earthquakes.

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Wed, 19/09/2012 - 14:12

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Wed, 09/19/2012

The 33rd Asian Conference On Remote Sensing

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 33rd Asian Conference On Remote Sensing is joint organized by ?The Conference is jointly organized by Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and AARS.

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26/11/2012 to 30/11/2012

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Fri, 26/10/2012

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Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel

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Pattaya

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Asian Association of Remote Sensing (AARS)
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization)
Ministry of Science and Technology

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