Italy and Canada allied in space exploration – space and astronomy

Italy and Canada join forces to cooperate in the exploration and use of space for peaceful purposes: this is supported by the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the President of the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Giorgio Sacuccia, and the President of Space Canada. CSA, Lisa Campbell, during a bilateral meeting at the International Conference on Astronautics (IAC) in Dubai.

The purpose of the agreement, as ASI explains in a note, “is to provide a frame of reference for bilateral cooperation activities, with the aim of facilitating the exchange of information and promoting joint activities and initiatives in the research and development sectors, academia, industry and the space sector.”

The main areas of interest of cooperation between the two countries will relate to activities in the field of space science and technology, Earth observation, the development of space exploration systems for joint missions, and training.

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