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Israel, Russia to boost cooperation in space

Jerusalem, Israel: Israel and Russia have agreed to increase cooperation on space research and exploration. According to Zvi Kaplan, Director, Israel Space Agency, a project has been proposed which includes remote sensing of Earth from space, planetary studies and space medicine.

Kaplan said that the two nations may also join forces on astrophysical research and satellite navigation. On the other hand, Russian Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the integration of Israel’s advanced technology with Russia’s developed space infrastructure is “one that could provide major benefits to both countries.”

Source: www.ctv.ca