Friday, March 30, 2018

Lu dans SciDev : La formation, élément clé de la maîtrise des technologies spatiales

C'est en tous les cas l'opinion de trois spécialistes de ce domaine, interrogé par SciDev en marge d'une rencontre réunissant en mars à Paris divers spécialistes venus réfléchir sur le développement des activités spatiales en Afrique, dans le but de soutenir le développement du continent.

Save the date: The EUMETCAST Africa service will move from 5° location to 8° location!

The current EUTELSAT 5 satellite is approaching its end of life and a C-band service will no longer be available from the 5° location. The follow-on service will be provided from EUTELSAT 8 West starting 1 May 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Save the date: Sentinel 3B will be launched on April 25th

The Sentinel-3 satellites carry the same suite of cutting-edge instruments to measure oceans, land, ice and atmosphere. Sentinel-3A has been in orbit since February 2016 and will be joined by Sentinel-3B on April 25th. 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A plan for 20,000 weather stations in Africa

The Trans-African HydroMeteorological Observatory (TAHMO) hopes to expand the continent’s weather-watching capacity, transforms the culture of African climate observations and the capacity for scientific discovery, by deploying weather stations at every 30km