Italy and South Korea strengthen their space cooperation

08 November 2023
Italy and South Korea strengthen their space cooperation

Peaceful intentions underlie the new collaboration signed between Italy and South Korea, fortifying the pre-existing relationship in the space sector. The Memorandum of Understanding was sealed in the presence of Italian President Sergio Mattarella and the President of the Republic of South Korea, Yoon Suk-yeo. The collaboration was signed by Italian Space Agency President, Teodoro Valente, and South Korea’s Minister of Science and ICT, Lee Jong-ho.

“Aresys has been continuously supporting South Korea Space industry for more than 10 years now, and the outlook for future activities is exciting. South Korea space industry is at the technological far front at a global level and it offers a unique opportunity to face challenging technological problems and to develop innovative solutions. We are more than happy to see that the cooperation between the two countries is supported at the highest level”, Davide D’Aria, Aresys CEO, points out.

The areas that will be implemented through the Memorandum of Understanding, can be read on the ASI website, are: space science and exploration, Earth observation with a focus on environmental monitoring and disaster management, technologies concerning synthetic aperture radar, integrated applications, and promotion of space sector initiatives for industries and commerce.

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