Space for the sustainable development goals | Space Bites


How are space technologies such as earth observation, satellite communications, and navigation systems being applied to our greatest global challenges like climate change, deforestation and disaster resilience?
Find out more in this Space Bites talk by David Taverner, Senior Director at Caribou Space.

David Taverner’s career has focused on using space, mobile, internet and renewable energy technology to address challenges in developing countries. Caribou Space works with governments, space agencies, development agencies and private companies – to use space technology for positive impact on society, economy and environment. David supports the UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme, a £150 million fund to use space technology to benefit developing countries. David has also supported ESA’s Earth Observation for Sustainable Development programme, helping define its future strategy and plan.

Space Bites is a series of lectures about space exploration promoted by the ESA Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration in order to increase the awareness of the importance of space exploration.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the lecture was hosted online via video conference.

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  1. Need 360° because we cannot measure ALIVE thing lol😅😅😅 its will be like sound wave if not follow our earth direction spinning☺☺☺ That why sometimes location on system cannot give 100% place you stand…

  2. besides the other comment, one thing that could be worked on in space is to send a cargo module with materails to 3D print components rather then sending them pre-made-I think sending premade components idsa waiste of volume-make largecomponens on site

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