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CartoSat-2 detects flood risk caused by landslide in Northern India

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 detected the landslide debris in Northern India on 18 January 2015

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) analysed satellite images collected from the CartoSat-2 satellite in order to evaluate the damages caused by a landslide in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Tue, 27/01/2015 - 10:59

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Four satellites will complete the constellation of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System in 2015

Image of the Indian peninsula acquired by Proba-V on 14 March 2014.

The Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) is preparing the launch of four navigation satellites in order to finalize the seven-satellites constellation of the the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).

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Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:12

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Indian Government appointed Shailesh Nayak as ad-hoc Chairman of ISRO

On 31 December 2014, Dr. Sailesh Nayak has been appointed as the interim Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), after K Radhakrishnan announced his retirement.

Dr. Nayak, is currently also in charge of the Department of Space, beside his position as Secretary at the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

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Fri, 09/01/2015 - 08:19

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IRS satellite data: New agreement between India and Brazil

The Indian RESOURCESAT-2 provides remote sensing data

At the sidelines of the Sixth BRICS Summit, India and Brazil signed an agreement on 16 July 2014 which will facilitate Brazilian earth stations to receive and process data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS), as Geospatial World reported.

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Fri, 18/07/2014 - 08:34

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India: French SPOT 7 satellite successfully launched

The Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has successfully launched the French SPOT-7 imaging satellite on 30 June 2014 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

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Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:33

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ISRO to launch SPOT 7 satellite in June

PSLV C11 Rocket being readied to Launch

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced that it will launch its next rocket PSLV C23 carrying the French remote sensing satellite SPOT 7, along with four others from Sriharikota spaceport at the end of June.

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Fri, 20/06/2014 - 16:10

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India: Second regional navigation satellite in orbit

India at Night

On 23 April, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) reported the successful orbital arrival of the second inclined geosynchronous orbiting (IGSO) satellite RNSS-1B. This satellite is part of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), which will eventually include seven satellite constellations.

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Tue, 06/05/2014 - 13:10

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UN-SPIDER participates in RESAP and Asia-Pacific Year meetings

From 26 to 27 November 2013, UN-SPIDER participated in the 17th Session of the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC) on the Regional Space Applications Programme for Sustainable Development (RESAP) in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting provided an overview of the work progress of RESAP during 2012-2013 and work plan for 2014-2015.

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Wed, 04/12/2013 - 13:00

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India and US to launch joint weather satellite

Bombay seen from space by ESA's Proba satellite.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will jointly build and launch an all-weather satellite to support

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Fri, 04/10/2013 - 11:51

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Fri, 10/04/2013

International Charter activated for floods in India

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 29 June 2012. Floods, caused by heavy rains over the last two weeks, have taken a toll of 27 human lives in Assam State, India and affected almost one million. The population in 2084 villages in 22 districts have been affected by floods this year. 173 relief camps have been set up so far to provide shelter for those affected.

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Mon, 02/07/2012 - 08:16

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