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Russia: Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

On 14 June 2014, Russia launched their GLONASS M55 navigation satellite via a Soyuz launch vehicle, lifting off at 1:16 p.m. EDT from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 18/06/2014 - 10:33
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62.717
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40.3006

United Nations/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology on the theme "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 10/07/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
20/10/2014 - 23/10/2014
Venue Country: 
Mexico
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Mexican Space Agency

Language of event: 
English

The technical sessions to be included in the Symposium are as follows:

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23.6345
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-102.553

United States: Half of the country experiencing drought

Scientists from the US created this map of dought areas

In early May 2014, the United States National Drought Center, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Un

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:27
latitude: 
36.7783
longitude: 
-119.418

China: Fengyun III satellite is operational

satellite data shows heat wave in China

The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) announced that the countries’ third Fengyun-III satellite became operational on Monday, 5 May.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 08/05/2014 - 11:16
latitude: 
35.8617
longitude: 
104.195

NASA tracks tropical Cyclone Jack to its end

satellite tracks precipitation and rainfall rates

Tropical Cyclone Jack lost power yesterday, 22 April 2014, and is no longer on the scale of tropical cyclones. However, NASA’s TRMM satellite took one last look at the storm yesterday.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 23/04/2014 - 11:55
latitude: 
-18.1263
longitude: 
84.6826

AfricaGEO Cape Town 2014 developing Geomatics for Africa

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 13/06/2014
Venue City: 
Cape Town
Basic Information
Date: 
01/07/2014 - 03/07/2014
Venue: 
Cape Town International Convention Centre - CTICC
Venue Country: 
South Africa
Event Organisers: 

South African Geomatics Institute

Hydrographic Society south Africa

The Geo-Information Society of South Africa

Rural Development and Land Reform Republic of South Africa

Language of event: 
English

The conference aims at facilitating interaction, discussion, collaboration and capacity building amongst the participants.

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-33.9249
longitude: 
18.4241

Second International Forum Integrated Geospatial Solutions - The Future of Information Technologies

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Moscow
Basic Information
Date: 
23/04/2014 - 25/04/2014
Venue: 
Atlas Park-Hotel
Venue Country: 
Russian Federation
Event Organisers: 

SOVZOND

Rostelekom

DigitalGlobe

Exelis

Dauria Aerospace

Blackbridge

Co-organisers: 

Geomatics

PC Magazine

Geospatial

Sensors & Systems

Language of event: 
English

Highlights of the II

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55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

International Charter activated in Tajikistan due to landslide

False Color image of the largest river in Tajikistan

International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 15 Apri

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:07
latitude: 
38.861
longitude: 
71.2761

European Hyperspectral Seminar

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Gilching
Basic Information
Date: 
12/05/2014 - 14/05/2014
Venue: 
Exelis Visual Information Solutions
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

A basic level of remote sensing knowledge is necessary to take advantage of what this seminar has to offer.

Training Tuition: 
1,750.00 EUR

European Hyperspectral Seminar

Chile: International Charter activated due to tsunami

Satellite image of flooding in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 02 April 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for the tsunami event on the northern coas

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:36
latitude: 
-35.6751
longitude: 
-71.543