The agreement will allow the Philippines to access the NovaSAR-1 satellite for the lifespan of the spacecraft.

The Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has signed an agreement with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) for the Philippines’ share of the data tasking and acquisition services of NovaSAR-1.

The NovaSAR-1 is an innovative small S-Band radar satellite launched into a 580km sun-synchronous orbit in September 2018.



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