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

Japan Space Forum

source: jsforum.or.jp   Japan Space Forum (JSF) was established to coordinate an alliance of industry, government, and academia for the development of Japan’s aerospace industry. JSF operates under policies established by the Japanese government and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) while providing support for research proposals and implementing programs designed to educate and enlighten… Continue reading Japan Space Forum

GSA funding opportunity: Multi-frequency multipurpose antenna for Galileo – Timing & Synchronisation (T&S)

source: gsc-europe.eu     The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has opened a call for proposals within its Fundamental Elements funding mechanism to develop a Galileo-enabled multi-frequency antenna. The activity shall also focus on developing a close-to-market GNSS antenna for both mass-market and professional users. The deadline for submissions is 08 March 2019. The Galileo constellation… Continue reading GSA funding opportunity: Multi-frequency multipurpose antenna for Galileo – Timing & Synchronisation (T&S)

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)

Precision Agriculture Feeding the world

Imagine that by year 2050, the world’s population would rise to 10 billion and feeding the population means increasing global food production by 70%. source: ESA According to ESA, the agritech sector is a $5 trillion global business and is anticipated to grow.  Around 38% of the world’s land and 70% of the world’s water… Continue reading Precision Agriculture Feeding the world