On the road to Gaga refugee camp
In its hold, the aircraft is carrying the 1st Emergesat humanitarian relief container ready to be operated in the field by French doctors and engineers.
It also sets up local WiFi, VHF or GSM networks to facilitate coordination between relief teams and—where its mission dictates—includes a telemedicine kit and special equipment to count victims, as well as mapping software.
First feedback from the field
Ultimately, Emergesat is designed for dispatch to emergencies and disaster areas.
Emergesat was developed by Thales Alenia Space for the French humanitarian foundation Casques Rouges, with applications, engineering and promotional support from CNES.
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