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Central Asian states discuss cooperation on common Earth observation satellite project
23 March 2019
Kazakhstan proposed an Earth observation satellite programme to the official governmental delegations of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan at a meeting of the first Central Asian Economic Forum at Uzexpocenter, according to a Trend News Agency report via Uzbek media.
The Kazakh-proposed satellite collaboration, if accepted, would be the latest area of cooperation between the five Central Asian republics.
Source: SpaceWatch Global
Image credit: ESA - A satellite image of several of the lakes in the southeastern part of the Republic of Kazakhstan and in the northeastern area of Kyrgyzstan, taken by EnviSat in September 2007.