This Monday Governor Juan Schiaretti and President Alberto Fernández crossed paths once again to launch the signing of the contract between the National Commission for Space Activities (CONAE) and the company VENGwith the aim of advancing in the development of the Tronador II space launcher.

Both leaders toured the Teófilo Tabanera Space Center, and offered their words to those present. In his speech, Fernández pointed out that “Investing in education, science and technology is a great investment, because it is the future. We are absolutely convinced of that”, and highlighted the importance of “putting disputes aside” and taking advantage of the scientific advances that make life easier for people.

In this way, he asked the Argentines to value the “pride of being one of the 10 countries” with the capacity to “put satellites in orbit.” From Buenos Aires, the president was accompanied by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Daniel Filmus, and the Secretary of Scientific and Technological Coordination, Juan Pablo Paz.

For his part, and along the same lines, the Cordovan said that “aerospace research has to be a strategic proposal” for Argentina. “It requires continuity over time, which translates as State policy, and that is ratified today,” he asserted. In addition, Schiaretti highlighted the joint work of the academic complex, the State and the private sector.

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