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China Plans to Build Remote Sensing Satellite Network with Global Coverage

China is planning to build a remote sensing satellite network with global coverage by setting up more ground stations overseas. The move will enable China to provide diversified data to foreign

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China Released New Regulations on Maps to Boost Geographic Information Industry

China has released new regulations on maps to boost development of the geographic information industry. The new regulations includes, a new chapter on online map services, as well as new

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UK and China to Monitor Bridge Movement Using Satellite

The University of Nottingham (UK) has signed up a MoU with the huge construction conglomerate China Railway Group to develop and commercialise advanced satellite techniques to monitor the structural integrity

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China Launches Yaogan-29 Remote Sensing Satellite

China has successfully launched a remote sensing satellite named  was carried by a Long March – 4C rocket after it was launched on Thursday from Taiyuan in the country’s northern Shanxi

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China’s Geoinformation Industry to Touch $6.6 Billion: Official

Beijing, Nov 10, 2015 – China’s geoinformation industry is booming with the output value expected to touch 360 billion yuan (USD 56.6 billion) this year, an increase of 22 per

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China Launches Tianhui-1 Remote Sensing Satellite

Beijing: China has successfully sent its third mapping satellite of the Tianhui-1 series into orbit on Oct. 26, 2015. Tianhui-1 will enhance the country’s ability to carry out scientific research, mapping and disaster

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China’s First High-Resolution Satellite Maps Large Part of World

BEIJING:  The Ziyuan III, China’s first high-resolution stereo mapping satellite for civilian use, has sent back visual data covering 69.45 million square kilometres of the globe since it was launched in

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China Launches its First Commercial Mission Jilin-1

China has entered into commercial market of remote sensing with the launch of the Jilin – 1 mission. China has recently launched Jilin-1 mission carrying four satellites on Oct. 7,

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China to Open Doors for Commercial Remote Sensing Satellite

BEIJING: A Chinese province, one of the communist nations oldest industrial bases, plans to launch its first indigenous remote sensing satellite for commercial use in October. Northeast China’s Jilin Province

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China Launches Gaofen 8 Earth Observation Satellite

In recent news, China has successfully launched the Gaofen 8, a high resolution optical remote sensing satellite into a scheduled near-circular orbit with an average altitude of around 473 kilometers, or