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ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL SPACE AGENCY FORUM (APRSAF)
Newsletter -No. 068 March/31/2010
http://www.aprsaf.org
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**CONTENTS
1. Comments from APRSAF-16 WG Co-chairs

2. Interviews at APRSAF-16

3. Interview with STAR program participants

4. News
- Singapore joins ASPIRE
- MOU between GISTDA and CONIDA in Space Technology and Geo-Informatics
- GISTDA's Imagineering Center opening ceremony

5. Event Calendar

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1. Comments from APRSAF-16 WG Co-chairs
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Comments from WG Co-chairs on the Working Group Session at APRSAF-16 have been placed in the APRSAF Website.

Earth Observation Working Group (EOWG)
-Dr. Takashi Moriyama, Fellow, JAXA
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#a
-Dr. Darasri Dowreang, Acting Executive Director, GITSTDA
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#b

Communication Satellite Application Working Group (CSAWG)
-Mr. Hiroki Kohata, Senior Engineer, JAXA
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#c
-Dr. Arnon Tubtiang, Senior Executive Vice President of Core Network,TOT
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#d

Space Education and Awareness Working Group (SEAWG)
-Dr. Takashi Kubota, Professor, JAXA
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#e
-Dr. Surachai Rattanasermpong, Deputy Director, GISTDA
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#f

Space Environment Utilization Working Group (SEUWG)
-Mr. Tetsuo Tanaka, Director, JAXA
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#g
-Dr. Saran Poshyachinda, Deputy Director, NARIT
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/features_2010/feature_109.php#h

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2. Interviews at APRSAF-16
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The APRSAF Secretariat conducted interviews with APRSAF members concerning their organizations, current status, and expectations for APRSAF, etc. on the occasion of APRSAF-16.

- Dr. Michael Green, General Manager, Department of Innovation Industry, Science and Research, Australian Government (Co-host of APRSAF-17)
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/interviews_2010/44.php
- Prof. Dr. Thomas Djamaluddin, Senior Researcher on Astronomy and Astrophysics, Head of Center for Application of Atmospheric Science and Climate, LAPAN, Indonesia
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/interviews_2010/45.php
- Mr. Mhd Fairos Asillam, Head of the Space Science Research Unit, ANGKASA, Malaysia
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/interviews_2010/46.php

*We introduced four other people in the previous issue (#064).
To learn more about them, please visit the Interviews Index at:
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/interviews_2010/index.php

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3. Interview with STAR program participants
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The APRSAF Secretariat visited the STAR program office at the JAXA Sagamihara campus and conducted interview with participants in the program. They told us about their specialities, their roles in the program, etc.

Full text of the article:
http://www.aprsaf.org/interviews_features/interviews_2010/47.php

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4. News
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- Singapore joins ASPIRE
In February 2010, Singapore joined ASPIRE, the Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions, designed to make aircraft operations in that region more efficient in order to reduce fuel burn and the emission of greenhouse gases. Singapore is the latest partner in ASPIRE.
*FAA News
http://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=60266

- MOU between GISTDA and CONIDA in Space Technology and Geo-Informatics Space Technology Department Agency of Thailand (GISTDA) made an official visit to Peru in January 2010 in order to advance cooperation in space technology and geo-informatics with Peru, and MOU was signed with the National Aerospace Research and Development Commission of Peru (CONIDA).
*Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand News
http://www.mfa.go.th/web/2651.php?id=23817
*GISTDA News
http://new.gistda.or.th/en/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=224&Itemid=50&
year=2010&month=01&day=14&uid=a4a62ff57193c98dae40eb459cfbae0c


- GISTDA's Imagineering Center opening ceremony
GISTDA's Imagineering Center opening ceremony was held on January 26, 2010, with the attendance of Dr. Khunying Kalaya Sophon-panich, the Minister of Science and Technology and GISTDA
Executive Board. Many participants in APRSAF-16 were invited to the ceremony in the late afternoon and celebrated the grand opening of the center.
*GISTDA News
http://new.gistda.or.th/en/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=230&Itemid=50&
year=2010&month=01&day=26&uid=e992055ebd5041605c44ded7476a6d01


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5. Event Calendar
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- Symposium of "Expectations to the Climate Change Monitoring using Earth Observation Satellites"
(15 April 2010, Tokyo, Japan)
http://www.climate-symposium.com/e_index.html

- MRSS 6th International Remote Sensing & GIS Conference and Exhibition
(28-29 April, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
http://www.mrss.com.my/mrss2010/

- Data Democracy Workshop on Climate Change
(7-11 June 2010, Bangkok, Thailand)
http://www.gistda.or.th/index.php/gistda-activities-news/icalrepeat.detail/2010/06/07/972/-/NTNkNDlkYjU0ZWExZjY2MGQzNTEwMmQyNmRhZmM0YTU=

- Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2010 Fifty-third session - UNCOPUOS
(9-18 June 2010, Vienna, Austria)
http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/COPUOS/index.html

- Bengaluru Space Expo 2010
(25-28 Aungust 2010, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)
http://www.bsxindia.com/

- Yuri's Night
(12 April 2010)
http://yurisnight.net/

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