The 61st International Astronautical Congress in 2010 at Prague (IAC), Czech Republic:
The IAC at Prague’s Congress Centre will provide another opportunity for representatives from political, industrial and scientific sectors, together with members of the general public to shape the future direction of space exploration. As the ambitions of space nations are becoming apparent, the countries are focusing on how their own space exploration plans might integrate with global space endeavours and how might collaborate with other nations to develop a truly global space exploration strategy.
In this context Humsat project will be presented next 29th of October.
- Humsat is an international educational initiative for building a constellation of nano-satellites providing communication capabilities to areas without infrastructure.–Based on the Cubesat standard and using GENSO as ground segment.
- Humsat is meant to provide data-relay services (storage and forward concept) for transfer of data like for example:
- GEOID will be the Humsat testbed that ESA intends to launch in support of the project and for educational purposes:
The system is supported by a number of international organizations and countries: