President of the European Council
Speaking about the space development in Azerbaijan,
The Azerbaijani minister highly appreciated the efforts of the EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) to expand ties between Azercosmos and the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), which will have a positive impact in the field of aviation, shipping, transport communications, agriculture, cartography, and navigation.
Noting that the 2023 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) will be held in Baku, Minister Nabiyev invited the President of the European Council to attend the event.
A presentation on the creation and development of the space industry in Azerbaijan and the activities of Azercosmos was made during the meeting. It was noted that the mission of Azercosmos is to provide satellite solutions based on advanced technologies and develop new services and solutions to support local and global initiatives.
The minister said that work continues to install EGNOS antennas in the Main Satellite Ground Control Station of Azercosmos.
Charles Michel got acquainted with the teleport station, where the EGNOS antennas are located.