The satellite monitoring system emergencies Russian Emergencies Ministry has started to work with the data of the satellite "Canopus B" in direct reception mode
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The operational management of the departmental system of space monitoring of emergencies (SCM ES) provides PKU National Center for Crisis Management (National Emergency Management Center).
The satellite monitoring system allows emergency in direct reception mode to receive satellite images of varying resolution of seven satellites equipped with radar and optical Earth imaging equipment with a spatial resolution of 0.7 m to 250 m Now SCM ES also able to work with the data of the Russian satellite "Canopus In "direct mode of reception.
At present system of space monitoring of emergencies working with satellite data "Canopus B" in the test mode. Full-featured commissioning scheduled according to the program of the SCM emergencies.
— The hardware part of the station "UniScan"
— For the purposes of monitoring, control and elimination of emergency situations using both operational and archival satellite data. Using data device "Canopus B" will further expand our capabilities in the field of monitoring of man-made and natural disasters, extreme weather events, detect forest fires, — Says Alexander Epihin, Head of the National Emergency Management Center of Space Monitoring of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.