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India will launch navigation satellite in October

India's own navigation satellite system will benefit disaster management

The Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO will launch a navigation satellite on 10 October,

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lun, 29/09/2014 - 10:28
latitude: 
28.6353
longitude: 
77.225

Russia to cooperate with China on satellite navigation

Russia and China plan to cooperate on satellite navigation stations

The Deputy Chief of the Russian Space agency ROSCOSMOS announced that Russia plans to sign an agreement with China this year on the issue of installing GLONASS and Beidou stations in China and Russ

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vie, 05/09/2014 - 13:43
latitude: 
55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

US launches its seventh GPS 2F satellite

Artist's concept of the GPS-2F satellite

On 1 August 2014, the U.S. Air Force launched the seventh of its GPS 2F series of positioning, navigation and timing satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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mié, 06/08/2014 - 11:50
latitude: 
28.3883
longitude: 
-80.6036

Japan: Full scale disaster management system with Quasi-Zenith Satellites

The orbit of the Quasi-Zenith Satellite above Japan

The Japanese national newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun reported on 22 July 2014 that a full-scale operation of Quasi-Zenith satellites is projected to start in 2018, after that a first one, Michibiki, was

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mar, 29/07/2014 - 11:31
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

New GPS IIF Satellite successfully launched

Delta IV Rocket Launch

On 16 May, 2014 at 20:03 EDT the U.S.

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lun, 19/05/2014 - 15:30
latitude: 
28.5729
longitude: 
-80.649

Free Airline Tracking Service announced by Inmarsat

Inmarsat Global Tracking Satellite

In response to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 the London-based UK satellite operator Inmarsat announced the firm is ready to offer a free basic service tracking commercial airl

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mié, 14/05/2014 - 17:23
latitude: 
51.5085
longitude: 
-0.125487

The Philippines: New disaster operations centre launched

Satellite image of typhoon hitting the Philippines

The Information and Communications Technology Office of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST), together with the technology provider IBM launched the Intelligent Operations Cen

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mar, 25/03/2014 - 09:47
latitude: 
14.676
longitude: 
121.044

Mapping and Application of GPS: CATHALAC trains professionals

Participants of the course “Mapping and Application of GPS” offered by CATHALAC

On 23 February 2014, CATHALAC finished its training course “Mapping and Application of GPS” which offered professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean a deeper understanding of using Global Pos

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lun, 24/03/2014 - 11:02
latitude: 
8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

GPS: New technique to improve weather models

hurricane Sandy from Space

A new technique for using GPS data developed by a team of researchers led by geophysicist Jennifer Haase from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego could enhance hurricanes and st

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mié, 19/03/2014 - 10:31
latitude: 
32.7153
longitude: 
-117.157

Indonesia: Indigenous groups use community GPS mapping

NASA's MODIS on Terra satellite shows changes in coastal line of Sumatra Island

In line with Indonesia's One Map Initiative (OMI) launched in 2012, indigenou

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vie, 10/01/2014 - 13:03
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-0.589724
longitude: 
101.343