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Country: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates
Topic: Ground Networks
Country: Australia, Botswana, Chile, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Peru, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, United States
Data communications services include very small aperture terminal (VSAT) services, Internet backhaul, direct-to-home broadband, and mobile data.
Topic: Satellite Design
Many remote sensing satellites have dual military and civil or commercial purposes. India launched its indigenously developed radar imaging satellite, RISAT-1, in April 2012. The satellite will join RISAT-2 and will provide India with the ability to image features on the ground even if covered by...
Country: Argentina, Australia, China, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Thailand, Ukraine
Space activities in South Africa are funded through the Department of Science and Technology (DST). In FY 2011, which ran from April 2011 to March 2012, the DST planned to spend ## million rand (US$## million) on space activities executed through two programs: the South African National Space...
Around the globe, many smaller nations—in economy or population size—are investing in space projects or programs. These emerging space states generally feature relatively small-scale investments in space applications linked to specific national socioeconomic development objectives. The exhibit...
Country: Argentina, Australia, China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Ukraine
Around the globe, many smaller nations—whether in terms of economy or population size—are investing in space projects or programs. Exhibit 2cc shows the most recent available yearly budget for civil space activities in a number of selected emerging space states. Each of these countries tends to...
National governments employ satellite-based remote sensing technology to improve their ability to monitor and maintain security of national borders. In the wake of the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the Indian government accelerated plans for a reconnaissance satellite focused on...
Many countries use satellite technology for education. With the August 2011 launch of the PAKSAT-1R communications satellite, Pakistan has joined this group of nations. The satellite, which provides TV broadcasting, internet, and data communication services, extends modern communications to the...
In 2011, China became the third nation to declare a PNT system operational, with the announcement that its BeiDou system was able to provide location data and SMS messaging for users within China. In late 2012, The China Satellite Navigation Office published the complete interface control document...