Azercosmos delegation attends Space Technology Conference in Tashkent
Baku, April 26, AZERTAC
A delegation of the Azercosmos, Space Agency of Azerbaijan is attending the "Space Technology Conference" in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Taking place already for the second time in Eurasia region, conference brings together national space agencies from Central Eurasia and the international space community.
The event’s agenda includes discussions on the opportunities of the rapidly growing global space industry, satellites and their applications, observations, communication, space innovations and investment in this area.
Heads of Turkic States space agencies met for the second business meeting during the first day of the conference. Following topics from the previous meeting – 1st Meeting of Space Agencies and Entities of the Organization of Turkic States, which was held in Baku in 2021, participants discussed new cooperation opportunities in the space field, ways of developing collaboration towards a common goal of peace in space, new space technologies and applications.
Chairman of the Board of Azercosmos Samaddin Asadov had a speech at the session dedicated to "Regional cooperation, international investment and sustainable development of the space industry". In his speech Samaddin Asadov highlighted the importance of space field for Azerbaijan, the activity of Azercosmos in space area within the last 10 years, including projects and cooperation with organizations and institutions from Europe, Africa and Central Asia. Guests were informed about the 74th International Austronautical Congress in Azerbaijan, especially, the impact and importance of hosting it in Baku for the whole region. Representatives of different space agencies were invited to actively participate during the Congress in October, 2023.
STC 2023 will continue with panel discussions, where will be discussed the regional and international market trends of the space industry, the role of geographic information systems in digital transformation, and the possibilities of satellites in sustainable socio-economic development of countries.
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