The President of Turkmenistan has signed a decree establishing the National Space Agency. The new structure will be monitoring the near-earth orbit, satellite communication networking and conducting space-related research.
According to the decree, the National Space Agency under the President of Turkmenistan will also deal with management of an artificial satellite from the territory of Turkmenistan.
As Turkmenistan.ru has learnt from the press service of the head of state, the decree was signed with the view to “widely introducing the scientific achievements in the national economy, as well as establishing, developing and improving the space activities in Turkmenistan.”
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