Azerbaijan, Turkey to co-op in building satellites
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.23
By Huseyn Veliyev - Trend:
Azerbaijan and Turkey will cooperate in building new generation micro- and nano-satellites and telecommunication systems, said the message from Azercosmos JSC.
A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in space industry was signed between Azercosmos JSC of Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and High Technologies, Turkey's Space Technologies Research Institute and Science Development Foundation under the president of Azerbaijan.
The preliminary agreement on cooperation between the sides in this sphere was signed in May.
The document envisages cooperation in conducting researches in space and astronomy spheres, as well as in studying the Earth's surface.
Turkey and Azerbaijan will also exchange experience in space technologies, conducting joint researches, taking the advantage of satellite telecommunication systems, etc.
Use of Azerbaijan's low-orbit satellite resources will enable to implement joint projects in the sphere of agriculture.
The sides also agreed to organize joint events dedicated to the use of satellites, conferences, symposia and seminars in this field, training and so on.
Edited by SI
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