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BLUIS: Odisha’s satellite-based technology to prevent encroachment of government land

On July 8, 2020, the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched BLUIS-Bhubaneswar Land Use Intelligence System. The system will help in preventing encroachments of government lands with the help of satellites. Highlights BLUIS is a web and mobile based solution to monitor changes in government lands in Bhubaneswar. The system uses high resolution satellite images ..

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Long March 5B: China’s new Rocket launch successful

China had launched a new rocket and a deep-space spacecraft to operate a permanent space station and also to send astronauts to moon. Highlights China launched the Long March 5B rocket from its Wenchang launch site that is located on the island of Hainan. The rocket is a massive vehicle and is being compared with ..

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First Arktika-M satellite to be launched by Russia

Russia is to launch first Arktika-M satellite by December 2020 from Baikonur space. The satellite is to be used to monitor Arctic climate and environment. Highlights Russia is to launch series of Arktika satellites. The second Arktika satellite is still under development and is to be launched by 2023. The data to be collected by ..

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Draft Guidelines issued for Satellite TV channels

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued draft guidelines for satellite TV channels. Highlights The Ministry has listed 11 violation under the guidelines. It includes delay in intimating the ministry about the change in shareholding pattern of the company, appointing a director without the permission of the ministry, not removing a director who has ..

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NOOR: Iran’s first military satellite launched successfully

Iran recently launched its first military satellite. The satellite is to orbit at 425 km. This has increased tensions between US and Iran amidst COVID-19 crisis. Highlights The Iran Revolutionary Guards Corps, IRGC launched the satellite. Iran has used Ghased or Messenger satellite launcher to put the satellite in its orbit. Tensions increased when countries ..

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