First Joint Meeting On Space Cooperation Held Between Japan and Canada | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 01.16.17

Airborne 01.17.17

Airborne 01.18.17

Airborne 01.19.17

Airborne 01.13.17

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 01.16.17

Airborne 01.17.17

Airborne 01.18.17

Airborne 01.19.17

Airborne 01.13.17

Sun, May 05, 2013

First Joint Meeting On Space Cooperation Held Between Japan and Canada

Countries Hope To Better Promote And Organize Cooperative Activities

Japan and Canada held the first Joint Meeting on Space Cooperation Wednesday. The Joint Meeting was based on the Memorandum for Promotion of Space Cooperation between Japan and Canada that was signed on the margins of Prime Minister Harper's visit and Canadian Space Agency Business Development Mission to Japan in March 2012.

The objective of the Memorandum is to promote and organize cooperative activities between the Agencies in the use of outer space for peaceful purposes, reinforce scientific and technological development, and strengthen our ties at the government, industrial and academic levels. This Memorandum provides a framework for heightened cooperation guided by clearly defined objectives.

The meeting was co-chaired by the representative of the Office of National Space Policy, Cabinet Office (ONSP), and the representative of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Main participants included representatives of ONSP, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Embassy of Japan in Canada, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC), and companies from space related industry (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., IHI Corporation, IHI Aerospace Co., Ltd., Defense Systems Company Hitachi, Ltd., NEC Corporation, Fujitsu Limited, Sumitomo Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corporation) The Canadian side included representatives from the Government of Canada, the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and premier Canadian space companies including ABB, COM DEV, iDirect, Magellan, MDA, NEPTEC and TELESAT.

"Participants proposed to continue to promote space cooperation between Japan and Canada, and agreed to continue discussions for this purpose. During the meeting, under Memorandum for Promotion of Space Cooperation between Japan and Canada", JAXA and CSA signed an Implementing Arrangement concerning the Mutual Cooperation in Satellite Disaster Monitoring.

Further, both sides exchanged views on enhancing cooperation between industry, and agreed that SJAC and AIAC, as representatives of space industry in both countries, to continue discussions for building mutually beneficial business partnerships. Both sides confirmed that Japan and Canada would hold this Joint Meeting on a regular basis.

FMI: www.asc-csa.gc.ca

Advertisement

More News

Could have Been Worse -- FAA, Skypan International Reach Fine Agreement

Company Had Faced A $1.9 Million Fine A comprehensive settlement agreement has been reached between the FAA and SkyPan International, Inc., of Chicago. The agreement resolves enfor>[...]

Airborne 01.18.17: AirVenture 2017, King Schools Drone Test, Tico Warbirds

Also: Plastic Fuel, 747 Down, Great Lakes, Lily Suit, Neffenger Stepping Down, Coast Flt Training, Boeing-SpiceJet EAA-AirVenture is many things to many people, and not the least o>[...]

Airborne 01.18.17: AirVenture 2017, King Schools Drone Test, Tico Warbirds

Also: Plastic Fuel, 747 Down, Great Lakes, Lily Suit, Neffenger Stepping Down, Coast Flt Training, Boeing-SpiceJet EAA-AirVenture is many things to many people, and not the least o>[...]

Airborne 01.17.17: Gene Cernan, KSMO NIMBY's Threaten AvBiz, Lily Drones Kaput

Also: Gone West: Bill Bordeleau, Aero-Calendar, Duncan Aviation, Norwegian Air, Drone Advisory, QinetiQ, Drone v Space Needle We’re sorry to report that, according to a Tweet>[...]

FAA Issues AD For Diamond DA42 Aircraft

Has Received Reports Of Uncommanded Engine Shutdowns In Flight The FAA has issued an AD for Diamond DA42 aircraft following reports of uncommanded engine shutdowns in flight.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC