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Pol Novell is a Telecommunications engineer and he has worked with Academia, Industry, Public administration and NGO’s in different countries such as Spain, France, Bulgaria, Brazil, and F. Guiana. During 18 months, he has been affiliated with CNES assigned at Europe’s Space Port in French Guiana. His role as part of the Telecommunications Department was to assure and guarantee the operational state of all ground IT infrastructure of the launch pads of Ariane-5, Soyuz and Vega rockets. Currently he is working as SAR/Galileo Operations Engineer at CNES. In this lecture he is talking about an application of satellites to Search and Rescue operations.