The application of satellite technology and its increasing role in providing quick, accurate and effective response to frequent and complex disaster situations is evident. Across the world, countries have recognized the need of utilizing remote sensing satellite technologies as a critical tool in real-time disaster management. The Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) has partnered with Airbus to launch a HADR (Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief) challenge, to stimulate and tap into the creativity of students/working professionals and identify new and translatable solutions to complex problems of coordination and technology usage within the context of HADR.
The objectives of the Airbus-SSTA HADR Challenge are to:
- Utilize satellite and mobile technology developed by participants to aid rescue efforts in the event of a disaster
- Encourage youths and working professionals to incorporate space technology and engineering in their daily lives
- Provide a ground for participants and subject matter experts to communicate and exchange ideas
- Raise awareness of space applications and technologies to the public
The submission date for the HADR Challenge is on the 11th of January 2019, 5PM.
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Are you prepared to take on the Challenge?
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