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16.08.2018 / South China plans to launch a batch of remote sensing satellites

Southwest China's Hainan Province is preparing to launch series of remote sensing satellites in two stages in the second half of 2019.
On Tuesday Sanyan Institute of Remote Sensing approved the technical projects of three optical observation satellites to be launched at the first stage and one to be launched at the second stage...


13.08.2018 / A new complex of remote sensing data processing opened in the Arctic zone of Russia

Specialists of «Research Institute of Precision Instruments» JSC are deploying a ground-based system of reception and registration of information from Earth remote sensing spacecraft (NKPOR-R/SV) in Dudinka of the Krasnoyarsk region.


02.08.2018 / Satellite replacing the lost EgyptSat-2 will be launched on November 22

The launch of EgyptSat-A satellite, built by the Russian Rocket and Space Corporation «Energia» to replace the lost EgyptSat-2, is scheduled for November 22, 2018 from Baikonur.

Earlier RIA Novosti reported that the launch is scheduled for the end of 2018.

Source: GIS-Association information portal


01.08.2018 / Construction without barriers: RSS creates conditions for the implementation of the breakthrough project

«Russian Space Systems» launched one of the most important projects for Russian cosmonautics – a new satellite global communication system. The project involves the formation of a satellite group to provide broadband access to the Internet, mobile communications...


25.07.2018 / Roscosmos is going to almost double the SC ERS group for the Ministry of Emergency Situations by 2019

By the end of 2018 «Roscosmos» will almost double the Earth remote sensing satellite group for the needs of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, said the head of the Ministry Yevgeny Senichev at the meeting in Moscow.


25.07.2018 / A lunar station with deep drilling system can be created in Russia 

The lunar automatic station, equipped with a system of drilling soil to a depth of four meters, can be created in the future in Russia, such drill is already being developed by students of the «Sirius» educational center, told reporters the Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin.


17.07.2018 / RSC. Modernization of the ground control complex and creation of a new point on the Vostochny cosmodrome reduced the flying time of spacecrafts to the ISS

The reduction of the spacecraft flying time to the ISS to 3 hours 40 minutes was achieved due to the recent modernization of the ground control complex, the creation and commissioning of the Vostochny command and measurement point at the Vostochny cosmodrome.


11.07.2018 / Scientists «formed» a three-dimensional Pluto map

American astronomers completed the study of images of the «New horizons» probe. Due to this device scientists could recreate a three-dimensional cartographic image of the Pluto dwarf planet and its moon Charon.


09.07.2018 / The Chinese rocket launched Earth remote sensing satellite into the orbit for Pakistan

On July 9 China launched two satellites for Pakistan. Launch of a Long March-2C rocket with satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China took place at 11:56 a.m.
The PRSS-1 is China's first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan ...


06.07.2018 / Russia and China will conduct an experiment on Earth sensing from satellites

Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) agreed to hold a joint experiment in the near future for using data from Earth remote sensing satellites.
Representatives of Roscosmos and CNSA held a session of the Russian-Chinese working sub-group for cooperation in the Earth’s remote sensing.