NASA's Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office (SSCO) at Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, in partnership with the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, wants to create a robotic gas station in space to service with fuel the thousands of satellites currently orbiting Earth.
This would increase life expectancy of many satellites by puting off costly launches and slowing the rate of needed material sent into space.
In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager. This tool makes it even easier for people to contribute to the maps, giving them access to project descriptions on recent humanitarian mapping work, and to join in with the mapping by taking a task.
In the 1980's, it was observed that the number of disasters and their impacts were increasing world - wide. This situation alarmed the United Nations Organisation, which held various conferences on the issue, leading to the U N Declaration GAD 44/236 of 1989 declaring the 1990's (1990 - 1999) as the International Decade for Natural
The Chilean National Office for Emergency is part of the Ministry of Interior and Public Security. It is in charge of coordinating the National Civil Protection System. The mission of ONEMI is to plan, prompt, articulate and execute