National Space Facilities Control And Test Center — a holistic scientific and technical complex system main tools of the National Space Program of Ukraine. Its function is to complete the entire level space activities, which begin research institutions and companies creating orbiting space vehicles and ground, testing and operation of spacecraft and other products that are launched into orbit.
The main activities of the NCSFCT:
National Center Of Space Facilities Control And Test was founded in 1996, according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine, the Center of distant space communications in the coastal region of Crimea peninsula, near the town of Yevpatoria. In 2014 to restore the operational control of the National Center and its affiliates by the State Space Agency of Ukraine made a decision on the relocation NCSFCT on the mainland of Ukraine, Kyiv.
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