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Philippine microsatellite Diwata-I set for launch

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HELLO, DIWATA! Diwata 1, the first Filipino-made microsatellite, is surrounded by Filipino and Japanese scientists in this photo during its turnover to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), January 13, 2016. Photo courtesy Department of Science and Technology
The Diwata-I microsatellite is set to be brought to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday morning, March 23, Manila time

MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 23, 2016) — After weeks of waiting, the Philippines’ first microsatellite will finally be launched.

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Diwata microsat – DOST scholars’ way of giving back

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John Leur Labrador beside the Diwata-1 microsatellite. Image from Labrador’s Facebook page
The country now harvests the benefits of years of steady investments in education

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 25, 2016) — Philippine science and technology is off to a promising start for 2016.

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PH microsatellite a step closer to launch

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HELLO, DIWATA! Diwata 1, the first Filipino-made microsatellite, is surrounded by Filipino and Japanese scientists in this photo during its turnover to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), January 13, 2016. Photo courtesy Department of Science and Technology
The Philippines’ Diwata micro-satellite is formally handed to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in preparation for a launch into space by April

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 13, 2016) — A proudly Filipino-made microsatellite is one step closer to reality.

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