Deputy Ambassador of Germany to Azerbaijan, Heiko Schwarz, and embassy staff visited the Main Satellite Ground Control Center of the Azerbaijan Space Agency (Azercosmos) under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport, Report informs.

At the meeting, the guests were informed about the activities of Azercosmos, Azerbaijan’s satellite projects, projects implemented through telecommunications and Earth remote sensing satellite, and future development plans. The importance of innovative solutions implemented through space and satellite resources in the direction of climate change, which is relevant today, was emphasized.

Also, ideas were exchanged on cooperation with German companies in the direction of the development of the space industry in the country. The parties discussed the development of educational programs for training specialists in the space field, including opportunities for scientific research.

At the meeting, the guests were also informed about the preparations for the 74th International Astronautical Congress, which will be hosted by Baku in 2023.

German agencies and companies operating in the space field have been invited to actively participate in the International Astronautical Congress.