ALGERIA SPACE AGENCY TO IMPROVE TECHNOLOGICAL CAPACITIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH FIRM

ALGIERS, The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) has signed a partnership agreemnet with a British firm, Wisscom Aerospace Ltd, to improve Algeria’s national space technology capacities.

ASAL said in a statement here Monday that the partnership, which also involves Spanish company Zero 2 Infinity, specializing in aerospace engineering, involves “co-developing space systems as part of the National Space Programme launched in 2006”.

It will help improve the experience of Algerian engineers by enlarging their knowledge in new technology matters and give the opportunity to the multi-disciplinary teams of experts from ASAL, Wisscom Aerospace Ltd and Zero 2 Infinity to share experiences.

The agreement will also reinforce the autonomy of ASAL teams in new sectors, added the statement, which recalled that Wisscom Aerospace Ltd, based in Oxford, England, is run by an Algerian, Abdou Attou, desctibed as an “eminent researcher having received in 2017 the British Government’s Strategic Aerospace Innovation Award”.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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