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Turkmenistan creates national space agency under president

ICT Materials 31 May 2011 12:08
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov signed a decree to create National Space Agency under the President of Turkmenistan.
Turkmenistan creates national space agency under president

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, May 31 / Trend, H.Hasanov/

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov signed a decree to create National Space Agency under the President of Turkmenistan.

The document says that the President issued the decree with the view of widely introducing of scientific achievements in the country's economy, as well as establishing, promoting and improving the space activities in Turkmenistan.

The newly established Agency will be responsible for monitoring earth orbit, launching satellite communication services, conducting space research and managing the operation of an artificial satellite from Turkmenistan's territory.

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