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USA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is the primary source of geospatial intelligence for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community. NGA provides geospatial intelligence, in support of U.S. national security and defense, as well as

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DigitalGlobe prolongs useful lives of WorldView satellite mission

Earth seen from Space

On 18 December 2014, leading global provider of high-resolution earth observation data DigitalGlobe announced the extension of the useful lives of two of its satellites, namely WorldView-1 and WorldView-2.

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Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:53
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Turkey: Launch of new satellite within five years

Satellite image of snow in Turkey (NASA/MODIS)

Ensar Gul, chairman of Turksat Satellite Communications, announced the production and launch of national satellites to occur within a five years time-frame.

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Tue, 09/12/2014 - 08:38

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Successful Navigation Test Campaign for recovered Galileo satellite FOC-FM1

Galileo FOC

The European Space Agency (ESA) has recovered one of two satellites (Galileo-FOC FM1) that were put into the wrong orbit when launched on 22 August 2014.

The European Commission will take a decision shortly on whether to employ them for the Galileo satellite navigation system as originally planned.

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Thu, 04/12/2014 - 17:45

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Thu, 12/04/2014

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Iran: ISA announces the launch of three remote sensing satellites into space

Remote sensing satellites will be launched into space by the ISA

On occasion of the World Space Week, the Deputy Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Hamid Fazeli issued a statement about the launch of three remote sensing satellites. 

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Wed, 15/10/2014 - 11:53

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Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed

The Philippines are frequently affected by floods

The Department of Science and Technology  of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major river basins in Western Visayas.

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Mon, 28/07/2014 - 15:55

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GRACE satellite shows groundwater loss in US

Map of the groundwater deficit based on GRACE data

In a new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, several maps combining data from the satellites of NASA's Gravity

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Fri, 25/07/2014 - 18:00

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IGARSS 2014 - 35th Symposium on Remote Sensing

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Topics will include

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13/07/2014 to 18/07/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 13/07/2014

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THE QUÉBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE

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Quebec City

Event Organisers: 

IEEE, GRSS, Canadian Remote Sensing Society, CSA-ASC, NASA,

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47th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders from around the world to connect with colleagues, broaden their knowledge base, and embrace the joy of science.

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15/12/2014 to 19/12/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 06/08/2014

Venue: 

Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 94103

Venue City: 

San Francisco

Event Organisers: 

AGU (American Geophysical Union),

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Florida Institute of Technology, NASA Langley Research Center, Georgia Tech, Winthrop University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Delaware, USDA, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Montana, City College of New York.

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UN/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology: "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The mission of the UN/Mexico Symposium is to enhance access to space application tools for sustainable development through building capacity in basic space technology.

The objectives that will be discussed during the technical sessions include:

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20/10/2014 to 23/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 10/07/2014

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Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Venue City: 

Ensenada, Baja California

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 Nations General Assembly

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