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Satellites and satellite-based systems: Indispensable tools to keep us safe
27 September 2018
By providing accurate and timely information and connecting emergency response teams, satellites and satellite-based systems play a critical role supporting first responders and search and rescue teams in emergency situations.
What are some of the satellites and satellite-based systems that provide critical data to keep us safe?
Source: Canadian Space Agency
Image credit: Canadian Space Agency - RADARSAT-2 imagery was provided after the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated in response to an earthquake and eruption of Kīlauea Volcano in the United States in May 2018.