satellite communications

New specifications on emergency communications to deal with disasters

ETSI's specifications include guidelines for dealing with earthquakes (Image: Logan Abassi-UNDP)

ETSI, producer of globally applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies, through its Technical Committee for Satellite Earth Systems (TC SES) has published new specifications on scenarios for

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Wed, 08/07/2015 - 10:22

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Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Based on the report of the evaluation mission, UN-OOSA notified India as the host country for establishment of Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP). The Centre was established in India on November 1, 1995 under an agreement signed initially by 10 member countries of the region. The Centre is hosted by the Government of India with Department of Space (DOS), as the nodal agency.

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Iran: Plans for launch of seven new satellites

Iran’s Qeshm Island seen from space by ESA's Envisat satellite.

During the new Iranian calendar year which started on March 21, the Islamic Republic of Iran plans to launch seven satellites into space, Hamid Fezeli, Head of the Iran Space Agency (ISA) said. ISA is also host of one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices.

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Mon, 08/04/2013 - 15:39

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Ninth Post Graduate Course on Satellite Communications (SATCOM)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The educational programme of the Centre is oriented towards the dissemination of knowledge in relevant aspects of space science and technology. The initial emphasis of the Centre is to concentrate on in-depth education, research & applications programmes, and linkages to the global programmes/databases, execution of pilot projects, continuing education and awareness and appraisal programmes.

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Bachelor's Degree in Electronics/ Telecommunications/ Electrical Engineering or Master's degree in Science (Physics, Electronics) or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in teaching/research or professional experience in the field of Communication Engineering and/or related. The candidates should be sponsored by the Organisation in which disciplines they are working.

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No course fee for selected participants from the Asia Pacific region, thanks to contributions from the Government of India.

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01/08/2013 to 30/04/2014

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Thu, 28/02/2013

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Ahmedabad

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Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space (Government of India)

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Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

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Space solutions for the Arctic

Policy, solutions and funding for new initiatives: ESA is joining forces at two events with decision-makers, universities, industry and users to map how space services can contribute to emerging challenges in the Arctic. At the forefront are climate change, transport safety and security, and sustainable exploitation.

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:24

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UN stresses need for global cooperation on using outer space

 As the world marks the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first flight into outer space, the United Nations today reaffirmed the importance of international cooperation in developing norms of law to ensure adherence to treaties that promote peaceful and beneficial uses of outer space. In a declaration adopted today, the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS), which is also marking 50 years since its first session in 1961, voiced its conviction that space science and technology and their applications, including

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Fri, 03/06/2011 - 15:26

National flooding exercise hones use of satellites to improve disaster mitigation

Last week a team of space experts led by British company DMCii participated in a national flooding exercise, “Exercise Watermark”, to determine how satellite imagery,

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 10:00

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