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#whyspacematters: UNOOSA and NASA social media contest

Astronaut Scott Kelly will post the winning picture of the month in Instagram from the ISS

UNOOSA and NASA have launched a global social media campaign to raise awareness about the impact of the outer space on our daily lives and its importance for a sustainable development on Earth.

The #whyspacematters photography contest aims to collect pictures showing why outer space matters to our everyday life. Astronaut Scott Kelly, stationed on the International Space Station for a one-year mission, will be posting the winning photo through his Instagram account every month.

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#whyspacematters: UNOOSA and NASA social media contest

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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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Free Online ESA Course: Monitoring Climate from Space MOOC

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The free online course provides an introduction to monitoring climate change using satellite Earth observation.

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Airbus Defence and Space launches WorldDEM Digital Terrain Model

WorldDEM is based on data acquired by the high-resolution radar satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X (Image: DLR)

Airbus Defence and Space has officially launched its Digital Terrain Model (DTM) based on WorldDEM which is now commercially available.

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Space for Climate adopted as key theme for 2015 by the French Space Agency

Earth image taken from NASA's Visible Earth. Credit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto Stöckli with enhancements by Robert Simmon.

On 15 January 2015, the French Space Agency, CNES, made a public statement on its plan to focus on climate science in 2015, in preparation to the major upcoming climate change conference - the 21st yearly session of the Conference of the Parties to the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) - to be held Paris later

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Tracking Supertyphoon Neoguri from Space

Super typhoon Neoguri seen from space.

In early July 2014, Super Typhoon Neoguri has been heavily affecting Japan. Neoguri developed from

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Wed, 09/07/2014 - 17:33

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9th Post Graduate Course in Satellite Meteorology and Global Climate

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The course is designed towards the professionals and specialists working in the meteorological centres, educational institutes, and involved in active research in weather forecasting and climate.

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01/08/2014 to 30/04/2015

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Space Applications Centre Indian Space Research Organisation Department of Space

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Russia: Towards a Space Threat protection system

Meteorite hit Russia in February 2013

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, a Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER and American Scientists will consider cooperation in creating a system protecting people and social facilities against threats from outer space, such as Near-Earth Objects.

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SARAL-Altika: France and India will launch joint satellite

Launch of Indo-French Satellite

Indo-French space cooperation is all set to soar to new heights with the scheduled launch of a satellite to study changes in the environment soon after the visit of French President Francois Hollande in New Delhi next week.

The SARAL-Altika satellite, a joint project of the space agencies of India and France, will complement the observations of the seas made by current satellites.

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Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2012 Fifty-fifth session

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The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 ( resolution 1472 (XIV)) to review the scope of international cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space, to devise programmes in this field to be undertaken under United Nations auspices, to encourage continued research and the dissemination of information on outer space matters, and to study legal problems arising from the exploration of outer space.

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06/06/2013 to 15/06/2013

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Vienna International Center

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UNOOSA

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