August 2017
African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment
Association Africaine de Télédétection de L’environnement
AARSE Corporate Membership Invitation

This is an extended invitation to Corporate Companies to join AARSE. You can make a bigger impact in remote sensing through the organisation and enjoy the benefits while you are at it. Read more...

Africa leaps forward into space technology

ACMAD logo In 1964 Edward Mukuka Nkoloso, high school teacher and self–appointed director of Zambia’s national space program, had the bold ambition of beating the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race, and landing a Zambian on the Moon. Read more...

Africa’s First Space Generation Workshop Coming to Nigeria

This two–day regional workshop for students and young professionals in the African region represents an unparalleled collaborative effort, and will be held on 16–17 November 2017 in Akure City, Nigeria hosted by the Centre for Space Research and Applications, of the Federal University of Technology. Read more...

UAH graduate student maps water in African desert

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For thousands of generations, Africans concerned about their water supply looked to passing clouds for relief. Now, thanks in part to NASA’s SERVIR program and several students and researchers at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), many of Africa’s leaders will increasingly be looking to the cloud when they have questions about water resources. Four people with UAH’s Earth System Science Center, including graduate student Kelsey Herndon, spent time in Ghana during the early summer teaching officials from several African governments, NGOs, and universities how to use Google Earth Engine. Click here for more.

Africa to benefit as satellites beam Bitcoin from space

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Blockstream, a provider blockchain and financial cryptography, has unveiled Blockstream Satellite, a new service that broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from a group of communication satellites in space to almost everyone on the planet. Read more...

Did You Know?

Due to the motions of the Earth,the Sun and the Milky Way, You have moved nearly 60000km since you started reading this.
...and you thought you were sitting still.


Upcoming Events

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AARSE extends an invitation to interested persons to join the organisation as a member. As a member of AARSE you can gain access to remote sensing tools and resources as well as opportunities such as workshops and courses.
Corporate Members get an opportunity to promote their brands on the AARSE website and newsletter.
All members have a priviledge of attending AARSE conferences at a reduced fee.


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