Mexico, May 13 (Notimex) .- The Mexican Space Agency (AEM, for its acronym in Spanish) was invited by the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO), to become a permanent member of that organization and thus move to a higher level in the scientific-technological cooperation.
The former, as part of the commitments that took place in 2018, in the tenth anniversary of the APSCO, explained the holder of AEM, Francisco Javier Mendieta Jimenez, in a meeting with the General Secretary of APSCO, Li Xinjun.
Among the high priority, projects are the "forest carbon", which maintains the objective of the forest care, for the importance to maintain the balance of carbon, which is a multinational responsibility.
Also, the AEM promotes among young people the vocation towards science and technology, as well as a broad collaboration for knowledge and technology transfer with APSCO, soon to participate in Asia-Pacific space projects with other emerging nations.
For his part, Li Xinjun mentioned that it is important to boost the specialized talent of youth, with the “Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in the Asia Pacific” (CSSTEAP) of the “United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs "(UNOOSA)
This, to seek a true academic and trade alliance in the space sector in benefit of both countries and the region.
The international solidarity cooperation of APSCO contemplates support of satellite real-time images in case of disasters, monitoring of seismic activity, and projects of agricultural productivity with support of satellites, among others.