Monthly Archives: March 2009

GPS/GIS enabled tree census for Indian cities

Mumbai, India: Dr. Ramesh Madav, Chairman, Enbitech and CEO of Terracon Ecotech Pvt Ltd, successfully tested the Tree Census Methods, using GPS and GIS. The testing was done in presence of various technocrats, Municipal Corporation and Government representatives.Having completed Tree … Continue reading

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World’s 2nd Largest Solar Power Plant in Florida

Solar power plant in Florida could serve 11,000 people. Lauren Engineers & Constructors have signed a contract with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to develop the world’s second largest solar power plant in Indiantown, Florida. Using concentrated photovoltaic technology, … Continue reading

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BrahMos successfully tested in Pokhran

India successfully test fired its BrahMos cruise missile, jointly developed with Russia, in Pokhran, said a spokesman for BrahMos Aerospace Pvt. Ltd. India’s army and navy plan to deploy the missile two years from now. The missile has a range … Continue reading

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Russian spaceship docks despite engine failure

The Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft approaches the International Space Station for docking under the manual control of Commander Gennady Padalka after a sensor monitoring the engines apparently malfunctioned in this image from NASA TV March 28, 2009. Astronauts on Russia’s Soyuz … Continue reading

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