December 8, 2019

Tag: Maya-1

Diwata-2 Marks Anniversary, Brings Localized Technologies, Applications

Media Release: QUEZON CITY — “Translating knowledge into local technologies and applications” was the chosen theme for the simple celebration marking the first anniversary of Diwata-2 in space, which was held at the University of the Philippines Diliman Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (UP-EEEI) on October 29, 2019. Diwata-2 is a 50-kilogram Earth observation microsatellite […]

2 ‘Magnificent 9’ Members Win 2019 Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award

2019 Presidential Lingkod ng Bayan Award to two members of the ‘Magnificent 9’ confirms importance of the making of Diwata-1 microstatellite. To recall, this journalist gave the Magnificent 9 tag to the nine Filipino engineers who pioneered the design, development, and assembly of the Philippines’ first satellite in the 50-kg class in Hokkaido University (HU) […]

DOST Constructing 2 More Satellite Ground Stations in Visayas and Mindanao

Philippines’ Diwata-1 and Diwata-2 “eyes-in-the-sky” to get two more ground stations to increase data transmission to Earth By I.M. BIAZON DUMANGAS, Iloilo — THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is set to put up a a ground satellite data receiving station in Dumangas, Iloilo, the first time installed outside of Metro Manila. DOST’s ground […]