The UN “Disaster Charter”–what is it and who uses it?

Because it’s been a year, I’m taking a little break, but don’t worry, more original content is coming starting tomorrow again.  So you’re currently looking at some of the Clearancejobs.com articles about space I’ve written.  I’ll be interspersing these throughout for a little bit (not long).  This particular article was posted on Clearancejobs.com on 22 January, […]

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United Nations has a space fleet?

Did you know the United Nations (UN)  has a space fleet ready for disasters?  The UN doesn’t really run the constellation, but there’s a signed charter, the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters, which has about 23 members involved with it.  Some United States organizations are members, such as DigitalGlobe (hence Tomnod), National Oceanic and […]

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