VNREDSat-1 is the first Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster monitoring satellite. It was launched into orbit on May 7th 2013 to shoot and provide high-resolution optical images from space efficiently. The satellite serves diverse needs as it monitors natural resources, the environment, disasters and climatic changes in order to contribute to socio-economic development, improve national defence and security, and to enhance scientific research and training.
On May 19th, 2014, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a ceremony to present the Labour Order to nine VAST leaders who have made longstanding contribution; Certificate of Merit of Prime Minister to two comrades and Certificate of Merit of the VAST president to two comrades who have carried out outstanding work.
On May 15th, the Vietnam National Museum of Nature held a ceremony to open a living nature evolution showroom. The event marks the Vietnam Science and Technology Day (May 18), International Museum Day (May 12th) and the 39th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (May 20).
On October 28th 2013, VAST held a reception to welcome Joop Scheffers, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Vietnam, to discuss cooperation potential in the field of science and technology, promote development cooperation programmes and renovate science and technology between VAST and the Netherlands’ BE-Basic.
On October 28th 2013, the second VAST-KAST workshop on biodiversity and bio-active compounds took place at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). The workshop drew the participation of Prof. Nguyen Dinh Cong, vice president of VAST; Prof. Kyu-Tek Park, executive vice president of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST); and scientists and representatives from units of VAST and KAST.
Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) is a regional forum established in 1993 to promote cooperation among Asian-Pacific countries in the field of space, contributing to promoting the development of space programmes in each country.
- VAST – IRD symposium on marine sciences
- Vietnam – 21st member of International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
- Timely transferring water filters to people in flood areas
- 14th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (ACFM-14)
- VAST president receives delegation from China’s Ministry for Land and Resources
- 100th anniversary of Professor, Academician Tran Dai Nghia’s birth