Lviv Center of Space Research Institute (LC SRI) team including candidate of engineering sciences, Head of Department V.O. Pronenko awarded by the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of Science and Technology for a series of scientific works «Structure and dynamics of geophysical fields as a reflection of the evolution and interaction of geospheres in Antarctica» according to the President of Ukraine Decree № 440/2016 from October 11, 2016 «On awarding the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of Science and Technology 2015».
State Space Agency of Ukraine approved the Strategy of Ukrainian Space Activity for the period to 2022 (attached). The paper is prepared on behalf of the First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine from 17.05.2016, No.16640/1/1-16 with the aim to improve the efficiency of space activities in Ukraine.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the resolution with a new list of priority thematic areas of research and scientific and technical developments for the period until 2020. This list also includes the most important fundamental problems of rocket and space technologies. Read more on website http://zakon3.rada.gov.ua/laws/
The Information Day of Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC) was held on September 14, 2016 at the Great Conference Hall of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Within the framework of bilateral activities Vice President of NAS of Ukraine Academician A. Zagorodny and CEO of JRC V. Šucha signed a framework agreement to support research activities in Ukraine. Space Research Institute is actively involved in cooperation with JRC, in particular in the field of space agromonitoring. The signed document will promote for the joint research. Deputy Director of SRI NASU-SSAU, prof. Natalia Kussul presented a report on the Information Day.