NEW DELHI: Space Department State Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday that India and Brazil are working for “robost bonding” in space programs and “cooperation in future space science missions, meteorological studies ”and for the use of the Indian“ stage-4 ”rocket as an orbital platform” for experimental purposes. The minister said that “the collaboration between the two countries marks the beginning of solid ties and constitutes a model for other countries to follow.” He said this after a virtual interaction with the visiting Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology and innovation Marcos Pontes and the leaders of the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB), who, the day before, attended Monday the successful launch of the Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 from Indian soil. For his part, the Brazilian minister asked India for “support in the acquisition of equipment and systems for its launcher program”. He said the India-Brazil space technology joint venture would provide new business opportunities and help create jobs. Marcos Pontes said Amazonia-1 will open the door to multiple business, commercial and government opportunities. Amazonia-1 is an optical observation of the Earth …Read Additional From Source
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