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Ukrainian govt approves concept of country's space program for 2021-2025

Source : 112 Ukraine

In total, it is planned to spend 15 billion hryvnias (536,4 million dollars) from the state budget
17:47, 13 January 2021

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine
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The Cabinet of Ministers approved the concept of the national scientific and technical space program of Ukraine for 2021-2025. The relevant decision was made today at a session of the government.

The Program will be financed at the expense of the state budget, taking into account its capabilities.

A total of 15 billion hryvnias (536,4 million dollars) will be spent from the state budget.

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The document states that Ukraine has the status of a space state due to scientific, engineering, production potential, and a number of measures taken throughout 1992-2020.

As we reported earlier, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has invited founder of Space X, one of the richest people in the world Elon Musk to visit Serhiy Korolyov Museum of Cosmonautics in Zhytomyr.

"Today is the birthday of the great Ukrainian scientist, rocket engineer, and spacecraft designer – Serhiy Korolyov. Indeed, he was one of the very best. I would like to invite his longtime fan Elon Musk to Ukraine, to see the Serhiy Korolyov Museum of Cosmonautics,” reads the message.

Related: Ukraine abandons Russian space project

 

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