The purpose of the GSE RESPOND project is to support the effective international humanitarian aid in areas affected by natural disasters and other emergencies with the help of suitable and reliable maps and satellite images. There was created amount of mapping products, which are used in the countries of the African continent, the Middle East and Asia.
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The aim of the SCOS-2000 Advanced Monitoring project was to verify latest technologies for monitoring and visualization of telemetry data and commands in the satellite system SCOS-2000. The project also addressed the application of the resulting analysis and prototypes in the context of a new European Ground Operation Software architecture (EGOS).
Young Czech architect Tomáš Rousek has created for the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA a new spacecraft design with artificial gravity for a mission to an asteroid. Draft of the rotating spacecraft was awarded as the most outstanding innovation conference in August at the "Explore NOW", which was organized by NASA.
An instrument for measuring thermal plasma in space TMPU was designed and developer at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics AS CR. The flight model was manufactured also by the company Czech Space Research Centre (CSRC) in Brno. The device will capture scientific data for research of thermal plasma in the vicinity of the Earth.
The data of Czech Space Office (CSO) show that in early 2010 there were 14 contracts signed between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Czech workplaces because of incentive program for Czech industry. The research leader for five of them, which were recommended, is the Czech Technical University or Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and for the eleven ones are the private companies.
Signal in Space through the Internet (SISNeT) is name of technology that disseminates accurate navigation data from EGNOS system through the Internet. A new-generation data server which is the main pillar of the services has been developed, as well as the software called SBAS TeACHER who serves as a tool for SBAS messages editing.
Current topics of climate change and the use of space technology for environmental monitoring will be few of the main topics of the forthcoming International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which after more than 30 years will take place in Prague at the end of September and which will welcome over 2000 world top scientists. The largest national space agencies like NASA, JAXA and Roskosmos will be also present at the event.