Weather forecasting satellite

Cosmic Cube released for weather and earthquake forecasting

Typhoon Mindulle swiping Taiwan on July 6, 2004.

On 27 January 2015, scientists from the National Central University of Taiwan, Province of China, announced the release of the world’s most compact and precise advanced ionospheric probe (AIP).

The AIP will be installed on the FORMOSAT-5 optical remote-sensing satellite and will be used to enhance weather and earthquake forecasting services.

The so-called "Cosmic Cube" is capable of measuring enormous cosmic powers with its only 10cm3 in size and 4 kg of weight.

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Wed, 28/01/2015 - 14:50

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SAARC to strengthen use of space-based technology for disaster management

Leaders of SAARC countries during the 18th Summit

During the inaugural session of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Kathmandu, Nepal, representatives of the eight member countries of SAARC discussed new ways of strengthening regional cooperation.

Among other things, the leaders highlighted the benefits an enhanced regional collaboration in the use and development of space-based technology could have for sustainable development of the region.

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Thu, 27/11/2014 - 10:11

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Aeolus satellite: Tracking the world's winds from space

ESA's wind satellite mission Aeolus

The European Space Agency (ESA) has developed a satellite to probe Earth's atmosphere to profile winds.

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Mon, 22/04/2013 - 09:15
Mon, 04/22/2013
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