Ukraine, China agree to push forward cooperation in space sector

21:50, 09 April 2016
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Ukraine and China have ratified a program on bilateral cooperation in the space sector for the 2016-2020 period, the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) said Friday, according to Shaghai Daily citing Xinhua.

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"The document covers 71 projects in the space sphere," Nataliya Borotkanych, the SSAU's spokesperson, told Xinhua, Shangai Daily reported.

In particular, the program envisages cooperation between the two countries in creating aerospace equipment and a mission to study the planets of the solar system, according to the SSAU.

Read alsoOver 100 Ukrainian enterprises ready to supply grain to ChinaThe program was approved during the third meeting of the subcommission on cooperation in the space field between China and Ukraine, which was held from Thursday to Friday in Kyiv.

Ukraine and China launched their cooperation in the space sector in 1995.

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