On National Heroes Day, let us all together learn who are our modern-day heroes as fellow Filipinos speak about their love for the country and the need for more Filipino scientists to come home and serve the Philippines.

As part of its long-term goal to nurture the emerging space technology industry in the Philippines, researchers from the Advanced Science and Technology Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-ASTI) successfully communicated with Diwata-2 through the latest addition to our space infrastructure, the Iloilo Ground Receiving Station (GRS).

The Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) is marking its third anniversary this August with a month-long lineup of capacity-building activities. The celebration, themed Sama-samang Pagbangon Gamit ang Kaalaman Mula Kalawakan, will highlight the crucial role of end-users in harnessing information from space to benefit and empower communities.