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Centre for Satellite Technology Development

CSTDWEEK 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS

Advances in research and development of space science and technology continues to revolutionize the world, change its dynamics and thus proves to be a critical driving force behind the economic growth of most developed and developing nations. Nigerians must take advantage of this innovations to utilize space and the by-products of space technology to make significant strides in optimizing this…

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Advances in research and development of space science and technology continues to revolutionize the world, change its dynamics and thus proves to be a critical driving force behind the economic growth of most developed and developing nations. Nigerians must take advantage of this innovations to utilize space and the by-products of space technology to make significant strides in optimizing this…

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POSTPONEMENT OF 2016 CSTD ANNUAL SPACE CONFERENCE.

POSTPONEMENT OF 2016 CSTD ANNUAL SPACE CONFERENCE.

I write to inform you that the CSTD 2016 Annual Space Conference scheduled for 26th – 28th July has now been postponed due to some unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances.

We do think such a meeting would have far-reaching results in the enhancement of our space program, thus it has been rescheduled to commence from August…

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Signs of second largest black hole in the Milky Way

Artist’s impression of the clouds scattered by an intermediate mass black hole.

Astronomers using the Nobeyama 45-meter radio telescope have detected signs of an invisible black hole with a mass of 100,000 times the mass of the Sun around the center of the Milky Way. The team assumes that this possible “intermediate mass” black hole is a key to understanding the…

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Jason-3 Launches to Monitor Global Sea Level Rise

Jason-3, a U.S.-European oceanography satellite mission with NASA participation that will continue a nearly quarter-century record of tracking global sea level rise, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Sunday at 10:42 a.m. PST (1:42 p.m. EST) aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Jason-3 is an international mission led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in partnership…

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The United Kingdom’s Beagle 2 Mars lander found

  

The United Kingdom’s Beagle 2 Mars lander found

The United Kingdom’s Beagle 2 Mars lander, which mysteriously disappeared during a landing attempt over Christmas in 2003, has finally been found by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet.
This is clearly visible in new photos from NASA’s sharp-eyed Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) in orbit around the Red Planet. The discovery shows…

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