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Philippines bids farewell to satellite that launched enviro policy into the space age
May 12, 2020 | Philippines
Diwata-1, Philippines first microsatellite, has ended its four years in Earth orbit, burning up in the atmosphere on April 6, It tour started on March 23, 2016. Diwata-1 spent four years in space capturing images that have helped pave the way for the use of space technology to analyse the environmental change in the Philippines, contributing to science-based approaches to conservation, risk management, and nationwide mapping.
Read more: https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/philippines-bids-farewell-to-satellite-that-launched-enviro-policy-into-the-space-age/