Russia, Ireland Sign Space Cooperation Memorandum

Russia’s Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and Ireland’s National Space Center have signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral cooperation in space exploration.

“The memorandum reaffirms the strive of both countries to promote the development of bilateral cooperation in the area of space exploration in the framework of 1967 Outer Space Treaty and other international treaties on peaceful space exploration,” Roscosmos said in a statement on Thursday.

The document also outlines basic principles and conditions of Russian-Irish cooperation in scientific space research, satellite navigation and Earth remote sensing.

In November 2011, Russia and Ireland signed an agreement at the 8th Russian-Irish Joint Economic Commission in Moscow to work together across a range of Space and Physics related programs.

Read more at RIANOVOSTI

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2 Responses to Russia, Ireland Sign Space Cooperation Memorandum

  1. Ireland a space program?????????
    Never thought i would see the day.

    • Believe me, as the British Empire crumbles and Ireland emerges from 500 years of smothering oppression, you’re going to see many things that you thought you’d never see. And not just in Ireland but in other countries right across the world!

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