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AIR and Nigerian Space Agency Sign MOU to Collaborate on Agriculture Monitoring
AIR and Nigerian Space Agency Sign MOU to Collaborate on Agriculture Monitoring

On July 4, 2022, the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Beijing through an online event with the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) of Nigeria to boost collaboration on crop monitoring with the goal to help the country achieve Zero Hunger goal, which is among 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) described by the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Jul 05, 2022
The Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong from Space
The Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong from Space

Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, also known as the "Pearl of Orient". With 7.5 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

Jul 01, 2022
BRICS Academies of Sciences Sign Beijing Declaration on Big Data for Sustainable Development
BRICS Academies of Sciences Sign Beijing Declaration on Big Data for Sustainable Development

On June 16, the BRICS Academies of Sciences Beijing Declaration on Big Data for Sustainable Development was signed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Science of South Africa, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Indian National Science Academy.

Jun 22, 2022
Chinese Scientists Help Africa Combat Land Degradation
Chinese Scientists Help Africa Combat Land Degradation

On June16, the 28th World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought, China's national home event was held in Beijing, where Chinese scientists released an online tool, the Great Green Wall Big Data Facilitator, to help African countries combat increasingly severe land degradation.

Jun 17, 2022
HIST Holds Open Online Courses to Celebrate China's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day
HIST Holds Open Online Courses to Celebrate China's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day

On the occasion of this year's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under the auspices of UNESCO held open online courses to celebrate the day which falls on June 11,2022. The event was held in both Beijing and Hengyang, a city in Central China's Hunan Province, and was broadcast live online through Tencent Live, Bilibili Live, and other platforms, attracting nearly 72,000 people to watch online.

Jun 14, 2022
China's Self-developed Floating Airship Breaks Record
China's Self-developed Floating Airship Breaks Record

China's self-developed floating airship, designed for atmosphere observation, reached a record altitude of 9,032 meters in Tibet Autonomous Region on Sunday, according to its developer.

May 15, 2022
Chinese-made Floating Airship Reaches World Record Altitude of 9,032 Meters
Chinese-made Floating Airship Reaches World Record Altitude of 9,032 Meters

May 15, 2022
BRICS Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Held in Beijing
BRICS Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Held in Beijing

The BRICS Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development was held both in Beijing and online on April 26, 2022. The two-day event was hosted by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Academy of Science of South Africa, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, and Indian National Science Academy.

Apr 29, 2022
Chinese Satellite Ground Stations Receive Atmospheric Data
Chinese Satellite Ground Stations Receive Atmospheric Data

BEIJING, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station has successfully tracked and received the downlink data from a Chinese atmospheric environment monitoring satellite, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Apr 23, 2022
Latest Satellite Images of China from LANDSAT-9
Latest Satellite Images of China from LANDSAT-9

The satellite images include several spots across China which are recently captured by LANDSAT-9. The images are processed by the engineers from RSGS.

Apr 17, 2022
China Receives Data from Gaofen-3 03 Satellite
China Receives Data from Gaofen-3 03 Satellite

BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) -- China successfully received data from the recently launched Gaofen-3 03 satellite on Tuesday, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Apr 13, 2022
China Receives Data from Newly Launched GF-3 03 Satellite
China Receives Data from Newly Launched GF-3 03 Satellite

China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station (RSGS), a major national S&T infrastructure hosted by the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), confirmed that it received data from the newly launched GF-3 03 satellite on April 11.

Apr 13, 2022
Chinese Satellite Ground Station Receives Landsat-9 Data
Chinese Satellite Ground Station Receives Landsat-9 Data

BEIJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- The China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station has formally acquired the capability to receive, process and distribute the data product transmitted from the Landsat-9 satellite, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Apr 07, 2022
World-famous Observatories from Space Available Online
World-famous Observatories from Space Available Online

On March 26, China’s National Earth Observation Data Center (NODA) and National Astronomical Data Center (NADC) published jointly an atlas of remote sensing for World- famous Observatories from Space. The imagery, produced by the Changguang Satellite Technology Co. Ltd. (CGSTL), comprises 21 high-resolution remote sensing images captured by its Jilin-1 satellite when observing the Earth.

Apr 02, 2022
Satellite Images Show Forest Changes in China
Satellite Images Show Forest Changes in China

The following are a batch of historic images showing how China turning its land green by launching key projects such as the Three-North Shelterbelt Forest Program, the Farmland-to-Forest Program, as well as the control of the sources of dust storms affecting the cities of Beijing and Tianjin.

Mar 21, 2022