Taking into account the European course of foreign policy of Ukraine, set out in the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union and the Order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 17.09.2014, No. 847, guided by the announce of the Prime Minister of Ukraine made during the session of the EU-Ukraine Council on December 15.12.2014 in Brussels and with the purpose of promoting the space industry of Ukraine to the European market of space services and technologies, the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSA Ukraine) is carrying out measures to gradual membership of Ukraine in the European Space Agency (ESA) by concluding an Agreement on granting Ukraine the status of a European state cooperating with ESA.
Taking into account the above mentioned, it is proposed to develop cooperation with foreign partners in the following areas:
In the field of Earth remote sensing
In the field of satellite navigation
In the field of special control and geophysical monitoring
National Space Facilities Control And Test Center 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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