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Singapore joins global panel to regulate drone use

Singapore: Singapore has joined a 15-member group set up by the United Nations’ civil aviation arm to draw up global rules and regulations for the safe use of unmanned aircraft, including drones. The team, formed last year, comprises eight countries, including the United States, France and China, as well as industry bodies like the global pilots’ association…(Read more)

Cattle farms in Australia use satellite technology to reduce labor, cost

Australia: A research project in Australia named as the precision pastoral project, is aiming at reducing cost, time and labor on cattle farms by implementing satellite technology. The Newcastle Waters Station in the Northern Territory (NT), Australia, which has been running a herd of cattle since the 1860s, is going about using satellite technology to track their cattle and control yard gates…(Read more)

Airbus, SANSA explore new opportunities for using satellite data

South Africa: SANSA in association with Airbus Defense and Space is exploring new opportunities to apply earth observation data for new users. The project’s coordinator Davis Cook said the challenge gives South African entrepreneurs an opportunity to gain a foothold into a global, multi-billion dollar industry together with one of the largest global aerospace firms…(Read more)

SpaceX to launch Dragon spacecraft for ISS resupply mission on June 1

US: SpaceX is scheduled to launch its Dragon spacecraft for its 11th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station June 1 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center’s historic pad 39A. Dragon will lift into orbit atop the Falcon 9 rocket carrying crew supplies, equipment and scientific research to crew members living aboard the station…(Read more)

GSA invites applicants for innovative IoT applications empowered by GNSS

France: European GNSS Agency (GSA) invites applicants for the most innovative IoT applications empowered by GNSS. The GSA’s IoT solutions empowered by GNSS award is part of the Geo IoT World Awards, which are open to all participants and celebrate innovation and innovators in geo-aware technologies…(Read more)


Republishing: NASA-ISRO joint project to study earthquakes

Last year during 10th SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Symposium being organized in New Delhi the then-NASA chief Charles F Bolden and ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar Rao unveils about NISAR. A joint venture of NASA and ISRO, NISAR is scheduled to be launched by 2021…(See here)


How Can Artificial Intelligence Combat Fake News?

Artificial Intelligence to combat Fake News

Lets admit it! Most of us have seen and read that fake news, believed it and even shared it without verifying the facts. As reported in a section of media that Ebola was wreaking havoc in Texas. It was spreading like wildfire on the social landscape and these were messages from sources that sounded like authentic…(Read more)