Ukraine’s Ambassador to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly met with NASA Administrator James Bridenstine and discussed deepening of the cooperation between Ukraine and the U.S. in the space sector, as Ukraine’s Embassy to the U.S. reported on Facebook.
“We have reached an agreement on preparation to the signing of intergovernmental Agreement on cooperation and use of outer space for peaceful purposes,” the message says.
James Bridenstine stressed interest in involvement the Ukrainian enterprises to the implementation of projects aimed at the exploration of the Moon.
He also thanked for Ukraine’s support of space initiatives of the agency.
As was reported earlier, NASA has selected 12 science and technology demonstration payloads to fly to the Moon as early as the end of this year, dependent upon the availability of commercial landers. These selections represent an early step toward the agency’s long-term scientific study and human exploration of the Moon and, later, Mars.
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