Home > News > Nation
Friday March 28, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Friday March 28, 2014 MYT 7:01:58 AM
Captured on screen: An undated handout combo of satellite images taken by the Thaichote satellite released by Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency in Bangkok showing potential objects floating near the search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean. - EPA
BANGKOK: A Thai satellite has detected 300 floating objects in the Indian Ocean, about 200km from the international search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency executive director Anond Snidvongs said that Thaichote or Thailand Earth Observation Satellite had recorded the objects, ranging from 2m to 15m in the area.
He said that images of the findings had already been submitted to the caretaker Thai premier and that caretaker Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tohvichakchaikul would forward the images to his Malaysian counterpart.
Thaichote or Thailand Earth Observation Satellite is a remote sensing satellite for natural resources observation.
Malaysia concluded that the flight “ended” in the Indian Ocean with all passengers presumed dead.
Prior to the finding by the Thai, a French satellite captured images of 122 objects in the ocean but the search teams from several countries have not yet found them. — The Nation/Asia News Network
Tags / Keywords:
MAS flight, KL, Beijing, missing flight, MH370
The KL Alternative Bookfest 2015 and Art for Grabs
Weekend buffet caters to lovers of seafood and meat
Lights out for these buildings in KL
Seafood with a Scandinavian touch
China seeks return of ‘stolen’ statue
New foundation focuses on giving educational aid
Black attire rebuke puts Perak state assembly in chaos
M’sia-S’pore HSR still on track
Nestlé rewards consumers with biggest promotion ever
The great South Australian adventure
Living away from Malaysia can trigger a lot of different longings
Jakarta school gets green light
Uber driver arrested for trying to rob home of customer
The best cities in the world to fall in love
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)