May 11, 2018: Weekly Spatial Resolutions

Word of the day: Bangabandhu The satellite on SpaceX’s first Block 5 Falcon 9 launch seems to be named after Bangladesh’s founding father. It supposedly means “friend of Bengal.” Budget 2018: space agency details still scant – but GPS and satellite imagery funded Okay, the Australians are so serious about space, they’re spending millions to […]

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Who uses the UN’s “Space Fleet?”

My post is all about the United Nations’ “Disaster” Charter for tasking space assets quickly.  I’ve written before about this charter and what it entails.  What country found it necessary to activate it more than once?  You might be surprised after you read:  The UN “Disaster Charter”–What is it and who uses it?

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