The National Center is an integral scientific and technical complex in the system of main instruments of the National Space Program of Ukraine. Its function is to finalize all the aspects of space activity chain initiated by scientific institutions and enterprises with the creation of orbital and ground space facilities: by testing and operation of spacecraft and other products launched into orbit.
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.
The launch of the European light-weight Vega launch vehicle lofted the FalconEye 1 Earth remote observation satellite weighing approximately 1197 kg, took place on 11 July, 2019, at 04:53:03 Kyiv time from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. Unfortunately, […]
Launch vehicle Ariane-5 successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana. Reported operating company Arianespace spaceport. The launch took place at 18:51 local time. Launch vehicle orbited two telecommunications satellite communications – Brazilian and South Korean SGDC KOREASAT-7. Previous Ariane-5 launch […]
Russia leads the pollution of the near-Earth space debris, quarterly report referred to in NASA. From 4 January to April 4, 2017 in Earth orbit was 471 new object. Now their total number is 18 thousand. 347, of which 4 […]
The company SpaceX conducted a successful launch of Falcon 9 rocket from Florida reconnaissance satellite. This is reported on Twitter-page of the company. The launch took place on May 1 at 14:15 Kyiv time and was carried from the spaceport […]
State Space Agency of Ukraine and the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes. MOU signing ceremony took place on April 27 during the visit […]