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Ukraine, Canada start creating base for developing cooperation in aerospace area

Staff Writer | September 13, 2017
Ukraine and Canada have started creating the contract and legal base for cooperation in the aerospace area, taking into account the plans to expand promising partnership on the global space market.
Ukrainian satellite Lybid
Cooperation   SSAU reported:
The press service of the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) reported that at the recent meeting of the SSAU Head Pavlo Dehtiarenko with Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk the mutual interest in the implementation of a potential of cooperation in the aerospace sphere was confirmed.

According to the report, the sides pointed out the importance of creating the contract and legal base for promising partnership and supported the idea that the memorandum of understanding between SSAU and the Canadian Space Agency on cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space.

At the meeting the sides also discussed urgent issues of the project being implemented with the participation of Ukraine and Canada and plans of promising cooperation on the global space market.

According to the report, Canada approved SSAU's measures to solve financial, organization and technical problems to complete the project on the creation of the National satellite communications system of Ukraine and the launch of the Ukrainian satellite Lybid.

The creation of a launch complex in Canada with participation of private companies from the Ukrainian and Canadian space sector determined as a priority direction for developing partnership in the aerospace area.