Chairman of the State Space Agency of Ukraine Volodymyr Taftay held a working meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Australia to Ukraine, Mr. Bruce Edwards.
The parties discussed possible areas of cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in the space sector, in particular in the context of the signing by both states of the Agreement within the framework of the Artemis program on the principles of cooperation in civil exploration and the use of the Moon, Mars, comets and asteroids for peaceful purposes.
"Combining the efforts of Ukraine and Australia can increase the contribution of our countries to the large-scale Artemis program," said Volodymyr Taftay.
Special attention was paid to the prospect of practical cooperation of enterprises of the space industry of Ukraine with the Australian company "Cosmovision Global Corporation PTY LTD" in the framework of the project for the construction of a cosmodrome on Cape York Island, Australia, using a space rocket complex, which is planned to be produced at enterprises space sector of Ukraine.
In parting, Volodymyr Taftay suggested that Mr. Bruce Edwards, jointly with the agency and the Australian Embassy in Ukraine, organize an online meeting between space agencies in the near future, which will become the starting point for starting practical cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in the space sector.