Sunday, August 21, 2011

Africa In Space To Monitor Their Natural Resources

I is good to see my African brothers and sisters utilizing their brain power to maximize their capacity to leverage Information Technology in national development.

These Russian Chines connections have been mutually beneficial. Now if we in America were smart...

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Nigeria launches two satellites

The NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X spacecraft were lofted into orbit aboard a Russian Dnepr rocket from a launch pad in the town of Yasny, southern Russia.


Nigeria has successfully launched two Earth observation satellites which could be used to monitor weather in a region seasonally ravaged by disasters.

Dr S O Mohammed, the head of NASRDA, commented: "NigeriaSat-2 will significantly boost African capabilities for remote sensing applications, specifically for natural resource management.


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