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Global 3D Elevation Model From The TanDEM-X Mission Now Freely Available

Germany, October 9, 2018 – The 90-metre TanDEM-X Digital Elevation Mode has been released for scientific use and is now available as a global dataset. By providing this data, the

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Thawing Arctic in Radar View – Permafrost Monitoring with Latest Radar Technology in German-Canadian Cooperation

September 17, 2018 – DLR German Aerospace Center, Germany – Scientists from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) Microwaves and Radar Institute are developing special

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Successfully Launches NovaSAR and S1-4 Satellite

Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India – Sep 16, 2018 – The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C42) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today (16 Sept 2018, Sunday) successfully launched two satellites — NovaSAR

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Installation of DLR’s Hyperspectral Camera in Space – DESIS Gets its Own Spot on the International Space Station

Its view of Earth will be something special: The DESIS hyperspectral instrument has 235 spectral channels to look at our planet and observe the changes in land and water surfaces.

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SwRI Investigates New Techniques To Estimate Groundwater Recharge

August 22, 2018 — Southwest Research Institute scientists are investigating using the latest remote-sensing technology to assess groundwater recharge more accurately. This information is critical for water resource managers, especially

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China Launches Two Satellites for Pakistan

Beijing, Jul 9, 2018 (PTI) – China has successfully launched two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan, marking the first international commercial launch for the Long March-2C rocket in about 19 years.

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Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan to Make Space Satellites Together

MOSCOW, 25 May (BelTA) – Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan have come to terms on manufacturing cooperation for making satellites for the remote sensing of Earth. The decision was made at

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JAXA Successfully Deployed First Kenyan Satellite

Successful Deployment of First Kenyan Satellite, selected as First KiboCUBE programme of UNOOSA and JAXA JAXA, UNOOSA  – On May 11, 2018, the first CubeSat developed under the KiboCUBE programme has been successfully

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Studying Soil Erosion from Space

Geologist and geochemist Isaac Larsen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has a grant from NASA to study soils in a whole new way, from space. Isaac Larsen is an

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Copernicus Satellite Data for Cultural Heritage Monitoring and Preservation

The free and open data and information delivered by the Copernicus programme represents a valuable resource for Cultural Heritage monitoring and preservation at European and global level. The data and