Ukraine and China renewed the program of the cooperation in the space sphere until 2020. It is stated in the new edition of the bilateral program of the cooperation in space sphere until 2020 as the press service of the State Space Agency of Ukraine reported.
The new edition of the cooperation program was approved during the session of the task group and IV session of the Sub-commission on cooperation in space sphere of Ukrainian-Chinese inter-governmental commission on November 20-23.
'The interim results of the implementation of the program of the Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation in space sphere for 2016-2020 in 2017 were resumed, the Protocol was signed and the renewed edition of the program was adopted during the session. The sides noted the development of the positive dynamics of the cooperation in space sphere between two countries, determined new perspective directions of the cooperation for the mid- and long-term perspective', the message noted.
The program of the Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation in space sphere for 2016-2020 was approved in April 2016 in Kyiv.
The agreement provides the implementation of more than 70 projects. The majority of them are the creation of the rocket and space equipment, taking into account the implementation of the Moon program and mission on the research of the Solar system by China and creation of the new materials and remote sensing of the Earth.