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  1. Satellites help victims of Cyclone Haruna

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    September 17, 2012

    Cyclone Haruna hit the southwest coast of Madagascar on 22 February. The very next day, the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters, currently chaired by France, was activated to come to the aid of the 20,000 people left homeless in its wake.

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  2. Operational ground systems at CADMOS

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    April 26, 2012

    From the NADAR building in CNES premises in Toulouse (France) CADMOS provides the scientific community with opportunities of telescience operations (voice, video, telemetry, telecommand). Laboratories are mainly located on the ground floor of the building, as well as different rooms, such as the simulation room and the control room (SCP), equipped to ensure the inflight monitoring of experiments and the interconnection with ESA, NASA and Russia. It is of course necessary to link the different stakeholders and it is the role of communication networks. Finally, to carry out all the tasks, teams responsible for the various projects have been formed. Preparation of a laboratory experiment and its implementation in the control room

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