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Call for Papers: 2nd International Academy of Astronautics Latin American Symposium on Small Satellites: Advanced Technologies and Distributed Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The International Academy of Astronautics is holding its 2nd symposium on small satellites, with a focus on advanced technologies and distributed systems. The symposium will have a worldwide vision, with some focus on the needs and developments of Latin America. 

Applications to present a paper at the conference are being accepted. In order to apply, candidates are asked to submit a one-page, single-spaced abstract of no less than 350 and no more than 600 words. The abstract must be in English, and student papers are encouraged. 

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11/11/2019 to 15/11/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 16/09/2019

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Auditorio del Centro Cultural de la Ciencia (C3), Godoy Cruz 2270, Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires

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  • Argentina

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Colomb Institute

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CONAE launches new SAOCOM 1 satellite for effective Earth observation and disaster management

SAOCOM 1A launching Credit: NASAspaceflight.com

The Argentina National Space Activities Commission (CONAE) launched a new Earth observation satellite that will support disaster management efforts. SAOCOM 1A is the first of a constellation of two radar satellites. The remote sensing mission aims to provide timely information for disaster management as well as monitoring services for agriculture, mining and ocean applications.

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Tue, 09/10/2018 - 15:48

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CONAE and ESA meet with users of space-based information

Image courtesy of CONAE

The Cultural Center of Science in Buenos Aires hosted a meeting organized by the Argentine Space Agency (CONAE) and the European Space Agency (ESA) to present the uses of their satellite missions to the users of space-based information.

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Mon, 15/05/2017 - 11:14

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CONAE provides maps to fight fires in the Andes

Spotlights Heat Map based on MODIS images for February 2015

The Argentinian National Space Activities Commission (CONAE), host to a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, is providing heat spotlight maps based on satellite images that show the environmental conditions of the Andean-Patagonian native forests, which is crucial information to mitigate the fires in the province of Chubut, Argentina.

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Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:31

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Argentina: Satellite-based atlas of Tucuman region

The atlas contains topographic maps and satellite imagery

The National Commission for Space Activities (CONAE), UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Argentina, presented an extensive satellite-based map of the province of Tucumán, Argentina. This is a unique effort assembling satellite images and topographic cartography in 1:100.000 scales. The project was presented on 23 June 2014 at the Government House of the Tucumán province, Argentina, in the presence of national and regional authorities, professionals and students of primary schools.

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Fri, 11/07/2014 - 12:44

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International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian Disaster Risk Management National Centre (CENAD) in response to flooding and landslides caused by heavy rainfall from 07 and 10 of June 2014 affecting the states of Santa Catarina and Parana.

Due to the flooding and landslides ten people have died and six are still reported as missing, an estimated 40,000 people have been evacuated and 130 cities have been affected. Flooding of the Parana River has impacted not only Brazil but Argentina and Paraguay as well.

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41

Argentina: International Charter activated due to flood events

Aerial view of the Parana River acquired by NASA on 11 June 2014

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 12 June 2014 to provide satellite-based maps of the ongoing flood events in northern Argentina. The activation was requested by SIFEM-DNPC (Sistema Federal de Emergencias - Dirección Nacional de Protección Civil) and by our Regional Support Office in Argentina - the Comisión Nacional de Activitades Espaciales (CONAE).

Heavy rainfall over South America during many days, caused water rise at record levels of the Parana River and its tributary, the Iguazu.

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Mon, 16/06/2014 - 08:10

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Dominican Republic: CONAE strengthens technical capacities of EIGEO

Members of EIGEO during the training course

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, the Argentinean Space Agency CONAE, is providing a two-phase technical training course to the inter-institutional working group EIGEO in the Dominican Republic in order to strengthen its members' capacities to use satellite imagery for disaster response.

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:22

International Charter activated for fire in Argentina

Cordoba Province seen from Space (MODIS image from 2003).

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 10 September 2013 to acquire and provide space-based information and maps for wildfires in Cordoba province, Argentina. The mechanism was activated by SIFEM - DNPC; the project management will be carried out by the Argentinian Space Agency CONAE.

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Fri, 13/09/2013 - 09:42

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Argentina Mario Gulich Institute for Advanced Space Studies

The Mario Gulich Institute for Advanced Space Studies was created in 2001 by the Argentinian National Space Activities Commission (CONAE) and the National University of Córdoba, with a strong participation of the Italian Space Agency (ASI). The aim of the Institute is to promote the development of new applications for disaster management and health in Latin America and to train human resources for the application of space information.

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