Kazkosmos Chairman outlined objectives for 2011

ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Head of the National Space Agency Talgat Mussabayev has outlined the major objectives for 2011.

Thus, according to T. Mussabayev, the year 2011 must become the year of active implementation of large space projects included in the state industrialization program.

"In 2011 we plan to fulfill the President's instructions and implement the Strategic Development Plan of Kazkosmos for 2010-2014", he clarified.

The objectives for 2011 include: launch of KazSat-2 communication satellite; designing and manufacturing composite parts of the Earth remote sensing spacecrafts of high and medium resolution; completion of development of working projects on reconstruction of the launch complex and construction of a technical unit of Baiterek space-rocket complex; development of the national system of space monitoring of Kazakhstan territory; development of scientific and scientific-technological basis of space researches; adoption of the Law of Kazakhstan "On space activity" etc.

"We must exert every effort to solve these grandiose issues and to achieve the goals set", T. Mussabayev stressed upon completion of the sitting.

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