International Affairs

Space Around the Globe

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  • ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen (pictured) will be venturing to the International Space Station next year. Andreas is asking for help in creating a name for his 10-day flight in space. Read about it here.
  • Japan is set to take a major lead in the development of global 3D mapping by stitching together three million satellite images to compile a digital map of the planet. Here’s the article.
  • These images, acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC), operated by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) on board the European Mars Express spacecraft, show the extent to which volcanism has shaped the surface of Mars.
  • Space Foundation Corporate Member DigitalGlobe launched a crowdsource search for missing Malaysian plane. Read more here.

This article is part of Space Watch: April 2014 (Volume: 13, Issue: 4).

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