Project 4: GRASPED

Ground Receiving, Archiving, Science Product Development and Distribution

This project aims to undertake systematic operations of the Diwata
microsatellites, and the subsequent processing, archiving and distribution of data products.

Implementing Institutes
DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI)
Training Center for Applied Geodesy and Photogrammetry (TCAGP)
UP Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (UP IESM)
Data Product Development
Data Archiving and Distribution
Mission Planning
Assessment and Calibration
Project Leader
Engr. Alvin E. Retamar
Engr. Alvin E. Retamar is the current Chief Science Research Specialist (SRS) of the Solutions and Services Engineering Division of DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institite (ASTI). Among the relevant space-related projects under his leadership include the Philippine Earth Data Resource and Observation (PEDRO) Center and the Ground Receiving Station (GRS) for the PHL-Microsat Program. He is also the current project leader of the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Automatic Identification System (AIS) for Innovative Terrestrial Monitoring and Maritime Surveillance Project.
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