Belarus begins setting up national space agency

Belarus has begun setting up a national space agency, Academy of Sciences first deputy chairman Piotr Vitsiaz.
Belta news agency reports that the space agency is expected to resolve all the issues associated with space research and the use of space by Belarus, including a new Belarusian satellite scheduled for launch next year.

Date received from the satellite will be used for ecological monitoring, prevention of natural disasters. mapping and others. The space control center will be located in the Lahoisk district near Minsk.