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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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63

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40
Wed, 06/18/2014

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The technical sessions to be included in the Symposium are as follows:

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24

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-103

Date: 

20/10/2014 to 23/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 10/07/2014

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Mexican Space Agency

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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 University of Nebraska-Lincoln developed a map, which shows the extended area affected by high temperatures and subsequent droughts in the United States.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:27

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37

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-119
Mon, 05/19/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

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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. The satellite was launched on 23 September last year.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 08/05/2014 - 11:16

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36

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104
Thu, 05/08/2014

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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

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-18

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85
Wed, 04/23/2014

AfricaGEO Cape Town 2014 developing Geomatics for Africa

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The conference aims at facilitating interaction, discussion, collaboration and capacity building amongst the participants. It will provide a platform to share the latest developments in the industry of surveying and geo-information (including remote sensing and aerial imagery) and the very pressing issue of sustainable development.

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-34

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18

Date: 

01/07/2014 to 03/07/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 13/06/2014

Venue: 

Cape Town International Convention Centre - CTICC

Venue City: 

Cape Town

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

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1

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Highlights of the II International Forum "Integrated Geospatial Solutions - The Future of Information Technologies"

 

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56

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38

Date: 

23/04/2014 to 25/04/2014

Venue City: 

Moscow

Venue: 

Atlas Park-Hotel

Event Organisers: 

SOVZOND

Rostelekom

DigitalGlobe

Exelis

Dauria Aerospace

Blackbridge

Co-organisers: 

Geomatics

PC Magazine

Geospatial

Sensors & Systems

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1

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 April 2014 on the request of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of the Committee of

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:07

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39

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71
Thu, 04/17/2014

European Hyperspectral Seminar

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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European Hyperspectral Seminar is a 2.5 day seminar designed for engineers, scientists, and other remote sensing professionals who wish to become familiar with hyperspectral remote sensing technology.  You'll learn the basic physics of spectroscopy, the types of spectral sensors currently used by government and indust

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

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

Date: 

12/05/2014 to 14/05/2014

Venue: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Venue City: 

Gilching

Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Language of event: 

1

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 coast of Chile.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:36

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-36

longitude: 

-72
Wed, 04/02/2014

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