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International Charter: Satellite imagery for China earthquake

Destructions by the 2008 earthquake in the Sichuan province.

On Saturday, 20 April 2013, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Lushan County of Sichuan province, South-West China, at 08:02am (UTC).

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mié, 24/04/2013 - 10:26
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23.7277
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114.255

Beidou: Thailand becomes first overseas client

Launch of the 14th and 15th BeiDou navigation satellites.

Thailand has become the first overseas user of the Chinese satellite navigation system Beidou - the Chinese version of the American GPS.

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vie, 05/04/2013 - 09:56
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39.904
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116.408

China: Launch of high resolution EO satellite scheduled

Long March 2D launching off pad

China will launch the first satellite for its high-resolution system for Earth observation in April, as

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mié, 03/04/2013 - 07:53
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39.904
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116.408

BeiDou Navigation Satellite System: Ground system improves precision

A ground system aimed at enhancing the navigation precision of the Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was approved in central China's Hubei Province on 22 March 2013, as the website C

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mar, 26/03/2013 - 10:39
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30.5459
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114.342

Beidou: China opens Navigation System for Civilian Use

China recently opened Beidou (its version of GPS or “Global Positioning System”) to civilian use and expects to grab a major share of the satellite navigation market from the original U

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jue, 17/01/2013 - 09:44
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39.904
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116.408

Smog: Terra Satellite captures air pollution in China

Currently, China is experiencing one of the worst periods of air quality in recent history. Residents of Beijing and many other cities in China were warned to stay inside.

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mar, 15/01/2013 - 14:03
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39.904
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116.408

UN-SPIDER supports APSCO Training course on Earthquake Monitoring

In cooperation with the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) and National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC), UN-SPIDER jointly organized a training course on Remote Sensing

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lun, 10/12/2012 - 16:13
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39.9592
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116.371

CongoSat1: Chinese company will launch DR Congo's first satellite

China Great Wall Industry Corp will launch the Democratic Republic of the Congo's first satellite, which will also be developed by China, before the end of 2015, according to a contract signed on 1

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mié, 28/11/2012 - 08:19

Earth Observation: China launches Huanjing-1C

China conducted its 16th orbital launch of the year by orbiting the third satellite on its Environmental Protection & Disaster Monitoring Constellation.

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lun, 19/11/2012 - 09:26

China puts first Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satellite in Orbit

On 29 September 2012, Venezuela's first Remote Sensing Satellite "VRSS1" was launched into orbit from China.

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jue, 04/10/2012 - 11:37