Ukraine and Spain are developing bilateral cooperation in the space sector and preparing a program of partnership in the field of Earth remote sensing.
The press service of the State Space Agency of Ukraine reported that the plan of development of long-term partnership was stipulated in the memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the space sector signed by the agency and Spain’s ELECNOR Deimos.
The arrangements fixed in the document provide, among other things, for the joint development of systems and Earth observation means, sharing space and ground-based remote sensing segments, cooperation in the field of commercial use of remote sensing technologies.
Among the promising areas of partnership is also the creation of launch systems, space control, satellite navigation, scientific research, and satellite communications.
Spain’s ELECNOR Deimos specializes in design and development of technological solutions and system integration in the aerospace and transportation sectors, information and communication technologies. The company has a great potential in the development of satellite systems. (Interfax/Business World Magazine)