In this period of lockdowns, human connections depend heavily on Internet connectivity. A team of UP engineers makes sure that community networks happen, especially during a pandemic.
The Philippine Space Agency aims to launch into space the country’s biggest commercial-grade satellite dubbed MULA by 2023, with help from UP and DOST-ASTI.
UP Los Baños celebrated its 112th founding anniversary on March 6, 2021 with the theme of “future-proofing” itself.
Diwata-2 is set to be launched on October 29, 2018 between 12:08 to 12:30 GMT+08 from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan via H-IIA F40 rocket. It is the Philippines’ second microsatellite developed and built under the Development of Philippine Scientific Earth Observation Microsatellite (PHL-Microsat) Program, which is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), monitored by DOST-Philippine Council for Industry and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), and done through the collaboration between the University of the Philippines Diliman, the DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), Hokkaido University and Tohoku University.