ANAS scientists discuss Azerbaijan's space projects
An extended meeting of the Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) in Baku discussed the scientific priorities of the country.
The Earth Sciences Department’s academician-secretary, Fakhraddin Gadirov, said that space activity is gradually becoming a leading sector of the national economy.
"As President Ilham Aliyev said, a new space industry has already been created. In this regard, the main directions of space activities are the creation of satellite and space equipment, testing it in space, the use of space technology for the purpose of communication, TV and radio broadcasting, Earth remote sensing, environmental monitoring, use in navigation systems and topogeodesy, scientific objectives," abc.az cited Gadirov as saying.
"The Academy of Sciences has the potential for assimilation of international research experience in this field and ensuring research in the sphere of high technologies," Gadirov noted.