Iran ready to join 2 intl. space projects

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TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s ICT Minister Azari Jahromi announced the country’s readiness to join two international space projects which include “optical space observation” and “Data Sharing Service Platform”.

Announcing Iran’s readiness to cooperate with Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) on space projects, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said “since the foundation of this international organization, Iran has been an active member of the organization and we plan to continue on the same path.”

“APSCO’s efforts to share information and train different groups in various countries is very valuable and has an influential role in scientific and educational undertakings of member countries,” he added, pointing to APSCO’s activities in sharing space information and data.

Jahromi stated that sharing information and exchanging services help reduce costs and increase the country’s awareness about its surroundings.

ICT Minister emphasized that Iran is ready to increase their space security and monitoring satellites and space bodies by joining the Asia-Pacific ground-based Satellite Observation System (APOSOS) project.

He also referred to Data Sharing Service Platform (DSSP) as the other project in which Iran will cooperate and said “this project is an advanced program which can help save financial resources and improve the quality of life during natural disasters like earthquake and flood which is particularly important for APSCO members as these countries are more prone such natural phenomena compared to the rest of the world.”

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