Massive Mountain Range in China

Massive Mountain Range in China

The European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-2A satellite collected this false-color image over northwestern China near the border with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The featured Tian Shan mountain range stretches about 2,800 kilometers across this border region, making it one of the longest mountain ranges in Central Asia.

China Launches High-Resolution Earth Observation Satellite

China launched a geosynchronous high-resolution Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-4, from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the southwestern province of Sichuan at 00:04 a.m. (local time) aboard a Long March-3B carrier rocket. The satellite will provide images...

China's Largest Drone Makes Maiden Flight

China's Largest Drone Makes Maiden Flight

China's largest, self-developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made its maiden flight in Gansu province on Aug. 31, 2015. The drone’s first flight lasted about 20 minutes, although it can reportedly stay in the air for more than 30 hours.

China Launches High-Resolution Earth-Observation Satellite

China Launches High-Resolution Earth-Observation Satellite

China launched the Gaofen 8 satellite on June 26, 2015, from the Taiyuan space center in northern China. The high-resolution, optical Earth-observation satellite is part of the Gaofen family, with Gaofen 1 launching in 2013 and Gaofen 2 launching in 2014.

RIEGL LIDAR 2015 “ New Sponsors and First Speaker Announcements

March 3, 2015—Presentation slots and seats for RIEGL LIDAR 2015 are filling up fast! New sponsors and exhibitors have been announced. Have you secured your place at the most exciting LiDAR event of the year? RIEGL is honored that Professor Jun Li, Chair of the ISPRS...

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