MicroDragon, a miniaturised satellite developed by Vietnamese engineers in collaboration with Japan, was launched in December 2018. The satellite was developed as part of a joint Vietnam-Japan project on disaster and climate change prevention using earth observation satellites as announced by Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC). The satellite will be deployed to assist in the prevention and mitigation of disasters and climate change as well as managing natural resources. \

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