ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL SPACE AGENCY FORUM

  1. HOME
  2. News Mails & News Letters
  3. News Mails - 2009
  4. 12 Feb 2009 #049

News Mails - 2009

Subscribe: APRSAF News Mail and News Letter

**************** ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL SPACE AGENCY FORUM ***************
Newsletter -No.049, 12/February/ 2009


1. Celebration of IYA (International Year of Astronomy)-2009, Bangladesh

2. The Current Situation of THEOS

3. The 15th Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum
-Comments from Working Group Co-Chairs and Host Countries-

4. Report of APRSAF-15 Water Rocket Competition

5. [[Event Information - February - March 2009]]

//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
------------------------------------------------------------------------
1. Celebration of IYA (International Year of Astronomy) -2009, Bangladesh
------------------------------------------------------------------------
The Inaugural Ceremony of IYA2009 was held on January 1 at Enayetpur, a village which lies about 80 miles northwest of Dhaka and is widely known as Space Village for its high profile Celebrations of the World Space Week, held since 2005.

IYA 2009, Bangladesh Website:
http://www.astronomy2009-bd.org/bangladesh_inaugurates_the_celebration_of_IYA_2009.htm

------------------------------------------------------------------------
2. The Current Situation of THEOS
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Thailand has benefited enormously from space technology over decades. The country's activities in this area are related to Earth observation, communications and science. With the aim of fulfilling Thai users' requirements in the Earth observation field, the THEOS program was initiated in July 2004 under the responsibility of and developed by the Thai space agency GISTDA (Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency).

GISTDA Website:
www.gistda.or.th/

Full text of the article:
http://demo.triple-i.co.jp/aprsaf/feature/feature_074.pdf

------------------------------------------------------------------------
3. The 15th Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum
-Comments from Working Group Co-Chairs and Host Countries-
------------------------------------------------------------------------
The comments form working group co-chairs and host countries of the fifteenth session of APRSAF held in Hanoi and Halong Bay, Vietnam from December 9 to 12 are posted on the following site:
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2008/feature_73.php

------------------------------------------------------------------------
4. Report of APRSAF-15 Water Rocket Competition
------------------------------------------------------------------------
As joint educational activities for primary and secondary school students and teachers, a series of APRSAF-15 side events (APRSAF Water Rocket Event) were successfully held, initiated by APRSAF Space Education Working Group (Vietnam, December 13-14).

APRSAF Website: http://www.aprsaf.org/working_groups/aprsaf15/ap15_wre.php

------------------------------------------------------------------------
5. [[Event Information - February - March 2009]]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
*Feb 11-13
Location Summit 2.0
Hyderabad, India
http://www.locationsummit.com/

*Mar 20-21
iGeomap 2009 Urban Infrastructure and GIS
Bangalore, India
http://www.igeomap.org

*Mar 25-27
First Session of the Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction
Bangkok, Thailand
http://www.unescap.org/icstd/cdrr/2009/

*Mar 25-29
2nd International Conference on Earth Observation for Global Changes (EOGC2009)
Chengdu, China
http://www.eogc2009.com.cn/

//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+===+
Copyright 2009 The APRSAF Secretariat

[APRSAF Newsletters are distributed to update the readers on the recentdevelopments in the space related activities in the Asia-Pacific region.
To subscribe/unsubscribe, or to update your contact information, pleasee-mail to:secretariataprsaf.org
We welcome your updates in space-related activities and also yourcomments and suggestions to the APRSAF secretariat.]

APRSAF Secretariat

PAGETOP ▲

News Mails

Visit the archive of APRSAF's previous mail magazine.

News Letter

Latest issue of APRSAF News Letter
> No.26 <August 2017>