EXPO visitors are interested in the space potential of Kazakhstan

16 June

The peculiarities of the development of Kazakhstan's space industry are being introduced to the delegations of different countries during the world specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017. For instance, Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was shown the National Space Centre, being built in Astana, writes.

Guests from Luxembourg were demonstrated the operation of the Earth Remote Sensing Space System (ERS) consisting of two remote sensing satellites "KazEOSat-1" of high resolution and "KazEOSat-2" of medium resolution.

"Kazakhstan has a serious potential for carrying out space activities, that is why we are interested in establishing mutually beneficial relations in the field of space with your country in the future," Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov noted.

Vice Prime Minister of Luxembourg Etienne Schneider praised Kazakhstan's achievements in the space sphere and expressed gratitude for the reception. Following the meeting, Kazakhstan and Luxembourg agreed to establish cooperation in the space sector.

Let us remind the tours around Kazakhstan for the guests of the world specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017 also include trips to Baikonur cosmodrome, where participants of the exhibition will be able to get through a lightweight procedure.

It should be noted that earlier appeared the footage from the space filming the progress of the construction of Astana EXPO 2017 exhibition complex. Part of the footage was shot from the "KazEOSat-1" satellite.

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