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Geospatial Technologies in Fire protection Infrastructure Development

Fire can be both a boon and a bane. As a boon, it is vital in supporting life. It is a bane when, out of control, it destroys life and


DLR Fire Detection Satellite BIROS Successfully Releases BEESAT-4 Picosatellite into Space

On 9 September 2016 at 13:00 CEST, the BIROS (Bi-Spectral Infrared Optical System) fire detection satellite developed and built by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt;

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BIROS Fire Detection Satellite Successfully Launched into Space

On 22 June 2016 at 05:55 CEST, the BIROS (Bi-Spectral Infrared Optical System) microsatellite was successfully launched into space from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India on board a Polar