Space for Sustainable Development Goals
The Space4SDGs project team aims to fulfill the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set
forth by the United Nations using space assets and technologies. The project team this
year is focused on finding solutions for the early detection and containment of wildfires.
Each year, millions of acres of forests and brush are burned, releasing billions of metric
tons of carbon dioxide into the air and harming the local biodiversity. This project
directly works to benefit SDGs number 13 (Climate Change) and 15 (Life on Land) by
applying space assets to control a growing global problem.