Israel and Russia Sign Space Cooperation Agreement
(March 27, 2011)
On March 27, 2011, in the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, a framework agreement was signed on cooperation between the Russian Federal Space Agency and the Israel Space Agency. The agreement, which was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, enhances cooperation between the Israeli and Russian space agencies in the fields of space research, observation, navigation, medicine and biology in space, research in advanced materials and launchings.
Science and Technology Minister Daniel Hershkovitz, Russian Ambassador to Israel Pyotr Stegny, the directors of the respective space agencies, and space experts from both countries also attended the signing.
Source: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs