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Central Asian states discuss cooperation on common Earth observation satellite project

23 March 2019

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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.

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