satellite mapping

Japan: JAXA successfully launched new mapping satellite Daichi-2

The launch of ALOS-2 on 24 May was broadcast live via Youtube

On 24 May 2014, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA successfully launched their new mapping satellite Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 “DAICHI-2” (ALOS-2). The satellite was launched onboard the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 24 (H-IIA F24) from Tanegashima Space Center.

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Mali: SPOT-6 data for first national mosaic

Timbuktu, Mali seen by ASTER image aboard the NASA Terra spacecraft

Mali's national survey and mapping agency (IGM) will be receiving the most recent detailed data at a resolution of 1.5 metres from SPOT-6, which has covered the country's entire 1.241.000 km² in less than 5 months.

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South-East Asian Nations Call for Greater Investment in Disaster Risk Reduction to Protect Economic Growth

The 2011 floods that caused unprecedented devastation across South-East Asia have highlighted the need for stepped up investment in

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Thu, 02/23/2012

New Zealand earthquake mapped by satellite

A satellite has mapped the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, showing how the ground deformed, researchers say. Radar data from the Japanese Alos spacecraft show the magnitude 6.3 tremor that killed more than 160 people Feb. 22 was centered directly under the city's southeastern suburbs, the BBC reported Monday.

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