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Cyprus to inaugurate Space Research and Innovation Centre

Global space leaders, including representatives from NASA, COSPAR, and Lockheed Martin, to convene on Wednesday for groundbreaking collaborations


A significant milestone in space research and exploration will be marked on Wednesday with the inauguration of the Cyprus Space Research and Innovation Centre (C-SpaRC) in Nicosia. The event, which will be held at the Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO) headquarters, will feature high-level dignitaries and international space research leaders, including representatives from NASA, the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), and Lockheed Martin.

During the ceremony, groundbreaking collaborations and partnerships will be announced, set to redefine Cyprus's role in the global space community. CSEO has been working closely with major international players to establish this innovative initiative in space exploration.

The project aims to leverage Cyprus' strategic location and growing expertise in space technologies, fostering international collaboration and driving scientific discovery. This initiative promises to advance scientific knowledge while also stimulating economic growth and technological innovation in Cyprus. Positioned as a strategic hub for international space collaboration, Cyprus is expected to play a pivotal role in the global space sector.

The inauguration event is under the auspices of the Chief Scientist of Cyprus. C-SpaRC, a multi-million Strategic Infrastructure project, is co-funded by the Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF), the European Union, and contributions from NASA. Established under COSPAR, the global space research organization, C-SpaRC represents a significant investment in Cyprus's future in space exploration.

[Information sourced from CNA]

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