Diwata-1 - updates

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Microsatellites could provide data useful for rainfall forecasting – study

May 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM

A recently published study showcases how Diwata-1, the Philippines' first microsatellite, was able to measure cloud top height, helping enable more accurate rainfall forecasting

How Diwata-2 is better than PH's first satellite, Diwata-1

Jun 05, 2017 - 12:40 PM

Ariston Gonzalez a Diwata 1 engineer reveals that the Diwata 2 project slated for deployment in Q2 2018 is running on time

DIWATA-1. The Philippines' first micro-satellite and its shipment box at JAXA's 'Clean Room' in Tsukuba City, Japan. Photo by Edd K. Usman/Rappler

2016 top science stories: Spacetime ripples, feathered dinos, a 'fairy' in space

Dec 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM

What are the biggest discoveries and ideas in science this year? The Mind Movers of the Mind Museum list down some of the most important ones from the past 12 months

Diwata-1 satellite's first images made public

Jun 02, 2016 - 8:38 PM

The photos are released by Japan s Tohoku University

FROM DIWATA-1'S EYES. Photo from Tohoku University.

Replacement ballots, Freedom House, Diwata-1 | 12PM wRap

Apr 28, 2016 - 12:54 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Comelec on mall voting, Diwata-1, Apple’s sales | 6PM wRap

Apr 27, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Pakistan blast, Comelec site hacked, Diwata-1 | 12PM wRap

Mar 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Diwata-1, Brussels attacks, US elections | 6PM wRap

Mar 23, 2016 - 7:04 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Excitement, hope as PH launches own microsatellite

Mar 23, 2016 - 3:55 PM

After a successful launch into space the Philippines now looks forward to the deployment of its first microsatellite Diwata 1

The Atlas V rocket lifts off. Image courtesy NASA

PH microsatellite Diwata-1 heads to Int'l Space Station

Mar 23, 2016 - 11:11 AM

The Philippines first ever homegrown microsatellite the Diwata 1 sets off for the International Space Station aboard the Cygnus resupply mission

LIFTOFF. The Atlas V rocket, carrying the Cygnus resupply mission, lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 22, 2016. Frame grab courtesy NASA TV

Diwata microsat: DOST scholars' way of giving back

Jan 25, 2016 - 7:45 PM

The country now harvests the benefits of years of steady investments in education