Mission goals and strategic priorities include: Act according to the European Commission INSPIRE principles and coordinate with the UNSDI development process. Support national/cross-border implementation of the INSPIRE Directive. Awareness raising on SDI at political level. Strengthen cohesion between stakeholders and other interested parties ie. public services, SMEs and SDICs. Provide synergies in local, regional, national and global dimensions with outreach towards EU neighbouring countries
Gyula Horváth, leader of the Masat-1 project gave interview for the national public television channel M1 broadcasted one hour after the launch. In the background: students and other team members with dr. András Gschwindt.
The satellite has been developed at the Space Research Group of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Official website (with image gallery, information on the launch, broadcast of the launch, follow on the Facebook, downloadable tracking software, tracking on Google Map)
recent situation: Masat-1 at the Space Center of the European Union in the French Guyana. Image courtesy: http://cubesat.bme.hu/
Picture: Director Eng.Col. László Buga, BCE Dean Prof. Attila Csemez, HUNAGI President Zsolt Barkóczi, HUNAGI Secretary Zoltán Mitnyan and FÖMI Director-general Bence Toronyi at the Presidential Board Meeting hosted by VÁTI Documentation Center in Budapest earlier today (Photo: Gabor Remetey for HUNAGI visuals resource). The output of the meeting was the restructured preliminary program, opening a third track session devoted to Mobil GIS Technologies on the second day of the conference on 22nd March 2012. Downloadable preliminary program here
Photo Courtesy to Dr. Előd Both, Director of the Hungarian Space Office, 2012
Dr. Tibor Bíró, Dean of the Károly Róbert University College at Gyöngyös and Astronaut Takeo Doi, representative of UN Office of Outer Space Affairs in Vienna after the signature ceremony held at the Vienna Headquarters yesterday.
Liaison of HUNAGI's member institution Károly Róbert College (KRF) Dr. Tamás Tomor informed US yesterday about the following announcement signed by Dean Dr. Tibor Bíró about the establishment of UN's 12th Regional SPIDER Office. Official announcement The Office will be hosted by KRF. The leaders will deliver a short overview at HUNAGI's coming Mobile GIS Conference on this excellent development introducing the major areas of operation started in February.