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United Nations/United Arab Emirates High Level Forum "Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development"

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The Forum will open with a High Level Panel debate on the role of space science and technology in fostering global development, bringing together decision-makers and experts, and will continue with the four breakout sessions on Space Economy, Space Society, Space Accessibility and Space Diplomacy. The Forum's recommendations and conclusions will be included in the Dubai Declaration to be adopted by the Forum.

Expected outcomes of the Forum include:

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15/11/2015 to 17/11/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 30/09/2015

Venue City: 

Dubai

Venue Country: 

  • United Arab Emirates

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the United Arab Emirates

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United Nations/International Astronautical Federation Workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits "Water Resources Management"

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The workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits on the theme "Water Resources Management" should promote the use of space technology for the benefit of Member States. The Workshop will be held in Jerusalem, Israel in conjunction with the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

The Workshop will discuss space science, technologies and applications in support of economic, social and environmental sustainable development with a focus on water resources management, in particularly also in the developing countries.

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09/10/2015 to 11/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 12/07/2015

Venue City: 

Jerusalem

Venue: 

Jerusalem International Convention Center (ICC)

Venue Country: 

  • Israel

Event Organisers: 

The United Nations through its Programme on Space Applications implemented by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) 

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Africa starts using the potential of space technology

Horn of Africa and Gulf of Aden from the International Space Station (Image: NASA)

In recent years, many African countries have started using the potential and usefulness of space technology more and more, as an article in The Conversation points out. In sub-Saharan Africa, these are mostly Nigeria and South Africa.

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Tue, 12/05/2015 - 13:56

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Tue, 05/12/2015

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New satellite to extend NASA and USGS Landsat programme

Moving out on Landsat 9 is a high priority for NASA and USGS (Image: NASA)

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have started work on Landsat 9, planned to launch in 2023, to continue the observing programme of Earth’s land cover. Since 1972 one of the eight satellites in the Landsat program has photographed the entire Earth every 16 days and provide accurate measurements of Earth’s surface.  

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Fri, 24/04/2015 - 11:12

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Fri, 04/24/2015

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New system uses satellites to support rescue missions in the Alps

1780 people in the Austrian Alps had to be rescued last year

The European Space Agency ESA and TeleConsult Austria have developed a new internet-based system Sarontar to support rescue missions in the Alps combining satellites and hybrid technologies.

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Wed, 25/02/2015 - 14:06

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Wed, 02/25/2015

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New satellite can capture entire dayside Earth

Earth from Space (Image:NASA)

The first satellite capable of watching the entire diurnal side of Earth continuously, DSCOVR, was launched into space earlier this month.

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Mon, 23/02/2015 - 14:14

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ALOS-2/CIRC data is now open to the public

The ALOS data is accessible via the CIRC observation data search

After the calibration and validation of ALOS-2/CIRC, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA confirmed that the data quality of ALOS-2/CIRC is adequate. All ALOS-2/CIRC data is therefore now available to the public.

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Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:59

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36

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Over 17 years in service: Meteosat-7 is longest-serving Eumetsat satellite

Global observation of swells in the Indian Ocean on 09 December 2008

The seventh of the Meteosat First Generation series of satellites was launched in September 1997 and is currently the longest-serving operational Eumetsat's satellite. Meteosat-7 had a designed life prospect of five years. 

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Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:32

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Wed, 01/28/2015

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CartoSat-2 detects flood risk caused by landslide in Northern India

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 detected the landslide debris in Northern India on 18 January 2015

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) analysed satellite images collected from the CartoSat-2 satellite in order to evaluate the damages caused by a landslide in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Tue, 27/01/2015 - 10:59

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Tue, 01/27/2015

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Satellite data help assess historic volcanic eruption in Cabo Verde

Image of Cabo Verde collected for NASA's Global Volcanism Program 12 June 2009

The German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ is currently conducting research to better assess the evolution of the largest and most damaging eruption on the archipelago of the Cabo Verde Islands of the last 60 years, which started on 23 November 2014.

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Mon, 19/01/2015 - 11:31

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15

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-24
Mon, 01/19/2015

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