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The Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (Societatea Astronomică Română de Meteori – SARM) will hold at Sibiu, from 15 to 18 September 2011, the 30 th edition of the International Meteor Conference - IMC 2011, the annual event of the International Meteor Organization - IMO. The event will be attended by amateur and professional astronomers, meteor observers, researchers, academics, universities and research centers, astronomy societies and associations, representatives of international institutions: IMO, the International Astronomical Union, NASA, the European Space Agency, Southern European Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, etc.

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After Mr. Dragos Brătăşanu, researcher of the Romanian Space Agency, received a few months ago from DigitalGlobe company (  the High-Quality Paper prize in the 8-band Challenge research competition held at the end of last year, and also some awards and travel grants to the IEEE and ISPRS international conferences in Canada and Australia, this month the company DigitalGlobe Inc. Research gave him the Grand Prix at the international competition held recently. From hundreds of scientific articles, including universities and prestigious worldwide institutes, Mr. Brătăşanu's paper, "Spectral band discovery for advancing satellite image visual analysis" was recognized as bringing the greatest scientific and operational contribution to the industry and research of satellite imaging technologies.

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The United Nations released during this month, a report on activities dedicated to the World Space Week. Worldwide, Romania ranks first, with 142 events, followed by India, Slovakia and the United States.

"I congratulate Romania for the performance of organizing the most events dedicated to World Space Week worldwide"

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The main goal of this year’s summer school is to acquire knowledge on current use of EO data and image information mining techniques contributing to prevent, monitor and assess the impact of natural and man-made disasters and crisis situations.  

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Vostok 1 was the first spaceflight of the Vostok program and the first human spaceflight in history. 3KA Vostok spacecraft was launched on 12 April 1961 and it took to space Yuri Gagarin, a cosmonaut from the Soviet Union. This flight marked the first entrance of a man in outer space and the first orbital flight of a manned vehicle. Vostok 1 was launched by the Soviet space program and was designed by Soviet engineers, coordinated by Sergey Korolyov.

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