Space Fostering Latin American Societies [electronic resource] : Developing the Latin American Continent through Space, Part 1 / edited by Annette Froehlich
- Southern Space Studies, 2523-3718
- The Need for the Enactment of a Mexican National Legislation for Space Activities -- The Importance Of The Aeroespace Sector For Mexico: An Industrial, Social And Educative Perspective -- Study and selection of satellite images of nano satellites for the agriculture field in Bolivia -- CIIIASaT Structure Additive Manufacturing Design -- Using Space Technology to mitigate the risk caused by Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) -- Kourou: the European Spaceport and Its Impact on the French Guyana Economy -- Closing the Digital Divide: General Trends and Driving Factors Behind Internet Usage in Latin America -- Time to Change Your Education Programme - The Transformative Power of Digital Education -- Changing Objectives in Achieving Space Sovereignty in Latin America -- Latin America's Space-Related Heritage and its Preservation. .
- This book presents a comprehensive overview of the role space is playing in unlocking Latin America's developmental aspirations. It explains how space and its applications can be used to support the development of the full range and diversity of Latin America societies, while being driven by Latin American goals. The Latin American space sector is currently undergoing a phase of rapid and dynamic expansion, with new actors entering the field and with space applications increasingly used to support the continent's social, economic, and political development. All across Latin America, attention is shifting to space as a fundamental part of the continental development agenda, and the creation of a Latin American space agency is evidence of this. Additionally, while in recent years, great advances in economic and social development have lifted many of Latin America's people out of poverty, there is still much that needs to be done to fulfill the basic needs of the population and to afford them the dignity they deserve. To this end, space is already being employed in diverse fields of human endeavor to serve Latin America's goals for its future, but there is still a need for further incorporation of space systems and data. The book is of great interest to researchers, professionals and students in fields such as Space Studies, International Relations, Governance, Social and Rural Development, and many others.
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