Achievements of the 3rd Space Environment and Kibo Utilization Workshop (SEKUW)
Vayupak Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand
February 9-10, 2017
The 3rd Space Environment and Kibo Utilization Workshop (SEKUW) was successfully held on February 9 and 10, 2017 at Vayupak Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop was jointly organized by Geo-Informatics and the Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), and JAXA. About 90 people from four countries and 36 organizations including Thai and foreign universities, institutes, government agencies and private companies participated in active discussions on Kibo utilization.
This time of SEKUW was conducted under GEOINFOTECH 2017, presentation forum in the advancement of space technology and geo-informatics.
Exhibition Japan booth at GEOINFOTECH 2017
As the national space project, the Thai National Space Exploration (NSE) program was announced. The main objective is a manned space program in support of Thailand to send Thai astronaut into space in the future. NSE 2017 is intended to determine valuable research on experiments in space, so as to proceed with the next plan for a manned space program.
At a special session of this workshop, Thai students who participated in past Kibo-ABC programs, the Asian students' Parabolic Flight Experiment Contest, Space Seeds for Asian Future (SSAF) and Asian Try Zero-G gathered again. They enjoyed lively discussions about the precious experience gained with these valuable programs, and how such experiences are important for young people in Asia.
Through the workshop, participants recognized that such workshops for the space environment and Kibo utilization represent a precious opportunity for Asia, and an effective great step toward achieving their ideas about Kibo utilization.
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