Virtual E-Book of Lectures, Speeches Across Space Launched – Manila Bulletin


Launch of virtual e-books of conferences, speeches on the whole space

Photo by the Philippine Space Agency

Those interested in space may wish to check out the virtual e-book launch of the lectures and speeches given during the webinar on international space cooperation and the Philippines.

The Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA), in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Office of Treaties and Legal Affairs (DFA – OTLA), is expected to host the launch of the virtual e-book on Thursday, December 9.

In an official statement, PhilSA said the e-book is the “result of knowledge exchange and sharing” of the webinar titled “International Space Cooperation and the Philippines”.

(File photo / Philippine Space Agency Facebook page)

Said webinar was hosted by PhilSA and DFA in October 2020, where the Philippine space agenda, space science diplomacy, the Philippine treaty-making process and international cooperation were discussed.

Entitled “The Compendium of Lectures and Speeches Delivered at the International Space Cooperation and Philippines Webinar,” PhilSA explained that the e-book aims to further promote interest in space.

Through the virtual launch, PhilSA hopes to disseminate and “make the eBook available” to policymakers, students, space enthusiasts and “everyone else” who wants to read it.

The agency said the virtual launch will also include a message from PhilSA’s chief executive, Dr Joel Joseph Marciano Jr., and a presentation on the Philippines’ recent successes in space science technology applications from the chief executive. Deputy of PhilSA, Dr Gay Jane. P. Perez.

As registration for the event closes on December 8, PhilSA said the event will also be streamed live on its official Facebook page. (Charie Mae F. Abarca)


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