International Aeronautical Federation Spring Meeting

Landing in Paris, I was surprised to see cherry blossoms lining along the streets. Charles de Gaulle was busy as usual, if not even busier. It started off with parallel meetings at the International Academy of Astronautics catching up on meetings and the latest developments over the year. Running parallel across the river was the… Continue reading International Aeronautical Federation Spring Meeting

Space safety/Space Traffic Management programs

source: spacenews.com   According to Aerospace corporation, “Space traffic management is the classification of services designed to help satellite operators avoid physical or operational conflicts. Commercial, civil, academic, and international entities all contribute to the development of procedures to ensure universal spaceflight safety by creating actionable predictions, early warnings, and sound avoidance maneuvers.” The implementation… Continue reading Space safety/Space Traffic Management programs

Space Tourism – Virgin Galactic

source: Virgin Galactic Space travel.  Space tourism.  It has been on the news and on peoples minds more recently.  And we are getting closer by the day. Imagine traveling to space like you would travel to New York Beijing, Tokyo or Sydney? So who would you fly with? Virgin Galactic If you were to look… Continue reading Space Tourism – Virgin Galactic

United Nations/Fiji Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)

The United Nations/Fiji Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) will be held over 24-28 June 2019. The workshop aims to address the use of GNSS for various applications that can provide sustainable social and economic benefits, particularly for developing countries.  The workshop is aimed at exploring both practical applications and scientific… Continue reading United Nations/Fiji Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)

Space Mapping and cartography

source: blog.geographydirections.com   A map is a symbolised representation of geographical reality, representing selected features or characteristics, resulting from the creative effort of its author’s execution of choices, and is designed for use when spatial relationships are of primary relevance. Cartography is the discipline dealing with the art, science and technology of making and using… Continue reading Space Mapping and cartography