During the upcoming World Summit on Sustainable Development, the National Space Development Agency of Japan will try to convince other countries to use more of its satellite data to monitor natural disasters, NASDA officials said Wednesday.

On Sept. 2, NASDA representatives will give a presentation at the Japan Pavilion of the Johannesburg summit to global environment researchers and government delegates. NASDA particularly wants to share the data with other parts of Asia that do not have their own satellites, they said.

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