22/12/2016

The State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU)
and Elecnor Deimos Sign an Agreement
for Cooperation in Space Projects

On the occasion of the visit of a Ukrainian delegation to Elecnor Deimos facilities in Spain last week, the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) and Elecnor Deimos signed a Memorandum of Understanding intended to promote cooperation in space projects. The Ukrainian delegation, including representatives from SSAU, the company Yuzhnoye SDO and the State Foreign Trade Enterprise (STE), was led by the Deputy Chairman of SSAU, Mr. Volodymyr Mikheiev.

SSAU and Deimos collaboration will focus on Earth Observation space and ground systems, as well as on the exploitation of remote sensing data and the development of space-based applications. Additionally, other fields of cooperation have been identified in the areas of launch systems, space situational awareness, satellite navigation and communications, and applied research.

The cooperation will focus on EO space and ground systems, the exploitation of remote sensing data and the development of space-based applications

MoU Signature between SSAU and Elecnor Deimos

MoU signature between SSAU and Elecnor Deimos © Elecnor Deimos

The main competences of the State Space Agency of Ukraine include the development of state policy concepts in the sphere of research, peaceful uses of space and national security; organisation and development of space activities in Ukraine and under its jurisdiction abroad; contributing to state national security and defense capability; and organisation and development of Ukraine’s cooperation with other states and international space organizations.

More information about SSAU can be found at their official website: http://www.nkau.gov.ua/nsau/nkau.nsf/indexE

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