International Charter Newsletter

The International Charter Newsletter aims to provide information on recent Charter activations, news, events and related activity.

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Newsletter - Issue 9
28 July 2014
Issue 9 [PDF 0.8 Mb]

The 9th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • CNSA takes over chairmanship of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
  • DAICHI-2 (ALOS-2), the successor of DAICHI, launched
  • CNSA contributes GF-1 satellite to the Charter
  • Project Manager Training Course organised in Beijing
  • Benefitting from Universal Access

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Newsletter - Issue 8
21 February 2014
Issue 8 [PDF 0.8 Mb]

The 8th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • 400 Activations for disasters around the world
  • Meeting of the International Charter in Argentina hosted by CONAE as lead agency
  • International Charter special side event at GEONETCast 2014
  • Video Images from International Space Station to be provided to support disaster response
  • TerraSAR-X new image mode.
Newsletter - Issue 7
09 October 2013
Issue 7 [PDF 1 Mb]

The 7th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • The Charter integrates its 15th member ROSCOSMOS
  • Flood disasters in summer 2013
  • Sentinel-1 mission getting ready for launch
  • PM Trainings organised by the Charter
  • ESA Web TV special edition on the International Charter
Newsletter - Issue 6
22 July 2013
Issue 6 [PDF 1.2 Mb]

The 6th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • Floods in Germany in June
  • RADARSAT-1 ends 17-year run mapping the planet
  • Charter On-Call Officers met in Berlin
  • Landsat Data Continuity Mission launched
Newsletter - Issue 5
28 March 2013
Issue 5 [PDF 704 kb]

 

The 5th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • Presentation of the International Charter and the Universal Access Initiative - Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)
  • The RADARSAT Constellation
  • The Charter Geographical Tool
  • Charter's activation for flooding in the UK
Newsletter - Issue 5
21 December 2012
Issue 4 [PDF 1.2 MB]

 

The 4th issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • 28th Board Meeting in Paris - CNES takes over chairmanship
  • The International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters' promotes Universal Access & the Charter
  • JAXA leadership of the Charter - April - October 2012
  • Charter Activations: Hurricane Sandy in Haiti and Super Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines
Newsletter - Issue 5
28 September 2012
Issue 3 [PDF 1.4 MB]

 

The 3rd issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • The Charter opens its doors to disaster management worldwide
  • EUMETSAT joins the Charter
  • Anniversaries of the TerraSAR-X (5 years) and SPOT-5 (10 years) satellites
Newsletter - Issue 5
23 April 2012
Issue 2 [PDF 2.11 MB]

 

The 2nd issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • A busy year for the Charter Member Agencies
  • 2011 Charter Activations at a glance
  • 10 years of Envisat
  • Landsat: 40 years of Hazard Monitoring
  • Charter Member Profile - JAXA
  • Pleiades launch: tailor-made for imaging crises
Newsletter - Issue 5
09 November 2011
Issue 1 [PDF 770 kb]

 

The 1st issue of the International Charter Newsletter:

  • New Charter Members (INPE, KARI)
  • Canadian Space Agency (CSA) takes over chairmanship
  • EUMETSAT proposes to join the Charter
  • Charter Member Profile - Canadian Space Agency (CSA)