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ISRO successfully launches GSAT-19 satellite into orbit with GSLV Mk-III rocket

India: In yet another historic moment for India, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which has been touching the skies with back-to-back feats, on Monday successfully launched the 3,136-kg communication satellite GSAT-19 aboard its heaviest rocket GSLV Mk-III D1 aka ‘Fat Boy’…(Read more)

MDA to provide RADARSAT-2 data on DigitalGlobe’s geospatial Big Data platform

Canada: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, better known as MDA, has signed an agreement to enable access to RADARSAT-2 archive data on GBDX, the powerful Geospatial Big Data platform of DigitalGlobe…(Read more)

Harris Corporation tracking ships globally with worldwide maritime tracking technology

Australia: Harris Corporation’s first four maritime vessel tracking receivers are now operational – establishing the beginning of the only global, persistent, real-time Automatic Identification System (AIS) ship tracking capability…(Read more)

BAE Systems enhances geospatial software by adding movement intelligence capabilities

US: BAE Systems has integrated capabilities called Movement Intelligence, or MOVINT, into its Geospatial eXploitation Products geline of software, helping analysts to more easily identify intelligence threats using motion sensors…(Read more)

DigitalGlobe rolls out SecureWatch Sites subscription service

US: DigitalGlobe announced plans to offer customers a web-based subscription service called SecureWatch Sites that allows users to identify specific geographic locations of interest and obtain frequently updated satellite images of the locations…(Read more)


Scientific farming gave impetus to precision agriculture in India

precision farmingAgriculture has always been a lifeline for India. Even though with age, India has made a mark in various spheres and has progressed in the manufacturing sector by leaps and bounds, but agriculture still remains one of the key drivers of the economy…(Read more)



How GSLV MK 3 by ISRO breaks the jinx of failure in debut rocket launch

Another feather in the much-decorated cap of ISRO. ISRO successfully launches GSLV-Mk III along with a communications satellite GSAT-19. The satellite that weighs 3,136 kg is the heaviest satellite to be lifted by an Indian rocket till date…(See here)


Google’s newest feature for art lovers

Google’s Newest Feature For Art Lovers. Google Maps has made it possible to explore Museums. but once you are there, there is little else you can do besides simply viewing works of art. Google plans to change that…(See here)


Watch: Lift off of GSLV MK III and onboard camera video

Onboard Camera Video- GSLV Mk III / GSAT-19 launched by ISRO