Research interests: Wireless communications; Radio frequency spectrum management and policy; Rural connectivity and emergency response communications; Development of small satellites for scientific Earth observation, and geospatial AI.
Research interests: Instrumentation Embedded Systems, Environmental Monitoring, Wireless Sensor Networks
Official start of PHL-Microsat Program
through Project 5 Remote Sending Product Development
January 13, 2016
Diwata-1 turnover to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) at Tsukuba Space Center, Japan.
Start of construction of University Laboratory for Small Satellites and Space Engineering Systems (ULyS³ES)
BIRDS-2 project begins
The second Joint Global Multi-nation Birds (BIRDS) project begins; Participating countries to build identical 1U Cube Satellites (CubeSats): Maya-1 (Philippines), BHUTAN-1 (Bhutan), UiTMSat-1 (Malaysia), at Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech), Japan
June 29, 2018
BIRDS-2 CubeSats launched to International Space Station (ISS)
Via Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida, United States as part of SpaceX CRS-15 Commercial Resupply Service missionore-link” href=”https://asti.dost.gov.ph/communications/news-articles/philippines-to-launch-first-cubesat-on-june-29/”>Learn more
August 10, 2018
BIRDS-2 CubeSats released to space from International Space Station (ISS)
Maya-1 (Philippines), BHUTAN-1 (Bhutan), and UiTMSAT-1 (Malaysia) deployed to space via the International Space Station (ISS)’ Japanese Kibo Module.
Maya-1 1st pass over Philippines
1st pass over the country tracked and 1st beacon signal from orbit received via UP Amateur Radio Satellite Station (ARSS) Ground Station