New astronomical observatory is opened in Kyiv region

Ministry of Defence of Ukraine reports about opening a new observatory of National space facilities control and test center in Kyiv region.

New facility will work in the interests of national security, defense and the economy of the state.

“The purpose of this astronomical observatory is to observe artificial satellites of the Earth. Another object put into operation is the “Zbruch” system, which controls the space objects that are in orbit. In particular, for the space debris, which poses a potential threat. For today, we already have a catalog of about 12 thousand space objects that we observe and exercise control” — informed the NCSFCT chief Volodimir Prisiazhnii.

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