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VII Space Conference of the Americas in Managua, Nicaragua

UNOOSA and UN-SPIDER are attending the VII Space Conference of the Americas on 17 November 2015 in Managua, Nicaragua (Image: Superior Coordinating Council).
The VII Space Conference of the Americas was inaugurated on 17 November 2015 in Managua, Nicaragua and will conclude on 19 November 2015. The conference brings together representatives of the
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VII Space Conference of the Americas in Managua, Nicaragua

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Thu, 19/11/2015 - 10:20

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Space for Climate Exhibition at the Champs-Elysées in Paris

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube (Image: ESA).

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube presenting information on the contribution of space for studying

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Tue, 27/10/2015 - 14:09

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International Academy of Astronautics promulgates Heads of Space Agencies Summit Declaration 2015

Space agency leaders strengthen the use of satellite applications in climate change and disaster management (Image: NASA).

On 17-18 September 2015 heads of space agencies gathered for the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Heads of Space Agencies Summit in Mexico City to discuss the role of

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Thu, 22/10/2015 - 14:17

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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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Thu, 18/06/2015 - 08:48

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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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Free Online ESA Course: Monitoring Climate from Space MOOC

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The free online course provides an introduction to monitoring climate change using satellite Earth observation.

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08/06/2015 to 13/07/2015

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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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Mon, 27/04/2015 - 10:08

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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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Thu, 22/01/2015 - 12:08

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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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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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Fri, 28/02/2014

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Space Applications Centre Indian Space Research Organisation Department of Space

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Ahmedabad

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Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific

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