NASRDA grants intelligent mapping across Nigeria

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ABUJA – National Space and Development Agency (NASRDA) has provided relevant satellite datasets for resource , socio-economic and intelligent mapping across and parts globe.

NASRDA Director , Mr Seidu Mohammed, made this known in an interview with News Agency (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.

According to him, NASRDA satellites imagery are being used by 18 universities, six MDAs and more than 100 academic researchers across , Africa, Europe, Asia and parts the world.

 “It is our belief that the satellites in their spans would prove effective and efficient in solutions to questions in environmental and natural resource exploration and exploitation.

“We will leverage on the progress made through the development, launch and utilisation of Nigeria Sat-2 and Nigeria Sat-X products to advance space technology in the sustainable development of our beloved country, Nigeria,” he said.[eap_ad_2] 

He stated that the agency would harness its potentials to translate all past failure and achievements into a propelling for attaining greater heights in space science and technology.

Mohammed maintained that Nigeria embraced space science and technology for pride, but for a tool for scientific, defence and as well as socio-economic development of the country and her citizens.

According to him, space technology remains the most powerful driving force behind the economies and of developed countries like USA, Russia, , Britain, France, Italy, India, South Korea and Brazil, among others.

He said that the agency intensifying effort towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the country and Africa at large. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]