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#124 STAR eNews Vol.15 (Dec 16, 2011)Satellite Technology for the Asia Pacific Region

#123 Turkey's first earth observation satellite RASAT started transmitting images from space

Images from different parts of the world recorded by the first Turkish made remote sensing satellite RASAT, designed, developed, tested and operated by TUB?TAK UZAY, the space technologies research institute of Turkish Government, have been downloaded to TUB?TAK UZAY's main ground station in the Middle East Technical University campus in Ankara, Turkey.


#122 STAR eNews Vol.14 (Oct 4, 2011)Satellite Technology for the Asia Pacific Region

#121 Lunar eclipse observation by Anushandhitshu Chokro, June 15, 2011(Dhaka, Bangladesh)

On June 15, a lunar eclipse occurred at the moon's ascendingnode in southern Ophiuchus about 7 degree west of the LagoonNebula (M8). The totality lasted about 100 minutes.Anushandhitshu Chokro organized 12 camps nationwideincluding Sylhet, Patharghata, Bandorban, and Barisal. The main camp was at the Bhashani Planetarium in Dhaka.


#120 Robotic Mission to Mars Launched at Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC)

VSSEC's Robotic Mission to Mars program was launched on July 21, 2011. This web-based program allows students anywhere in the world to control a real rover on a simulated Mars surface from their school


#119 The 17th Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-17)
- Comments from Working Group Co-Chairs -

It was a pleasure to co-chair the Earth Observation Working Group (EOWG) with Dr. Shinichi Sobue, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). My comments on a few key points below.


#118 APRSAF Poster Contest Calendar for 2011-2012

This calendar is published by the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) Space Education and Awareness Working Group, which encourages the use of space materials to enhance education for young people and aims to stimulate intellectual curiosity and passion of young people through their involvement in space activities.



The APRSAF Space Education Seminar, the first of its kind in the history of Bangladesh, was held in the auditorium of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheatre, Dhaka, from January 17 to 18 and in a high school playground at Enayetpur, on January 19.


#116 STAR eNews Vol.13 (Jan 19, 2011)Satellite Technology for the Asia Pacific Region


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