Belarusian space programme to aid development of RS technology

Belarusian space programme to aid development of RS technology

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Minsk: The Belarusian space programme designed to run in 2013-2017 will contribute to the development of technologies for the remote sensing of the earth. With the space programme, a multilayer system for the remote sensing of the earth will be established in order to constantly develop the technologies that have been worked out using data of the remote sensing system and data sent by the Belarusian satellite, said Oleg Semenov. Deputy Chief Designer of the Belarusian space system for the remote sensing of the earth, Chief Engineer of the enterprise Geoinformation Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

Various agencies use the data sent by the Belarusian remote sensing satellite. For instance, methods have been worked in addition to the hardware and the technology to keep an eye on the state of forests and estimate the number of trees damaged by unfavorable natural and climatic conditions. The Amelioration Institute uses Belarusian satellite data to monitor agricultural lands.

Source: Belta