Head of Rossotrudnichestvo Office in Armenia: Modernization of Byurakan Observatory will cost over 6.5 mln EUR.
Yerevan. Russia will allocate over 5 mln EUR and Armenia - 1.5 mln EUR for modernization of the Byurakan Astrophysical
Observatory, Viktor Krivopuskov, Head of the Yerevan Office of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States,
Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), said on Feb 15.
He said that the modernization will be completed by late 2013. Krivopuskov added that three specialists of the Byurakan
Astrophysical Observatory are on work experience at the Kislovodsk Astrophysical Observatory.
To remind, Russia and Armenia started implementing a joint project on near space monitoring in August 2010. The Byurakan
Astrophysical Observatory of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences and Proekt-Tekhnika signed a Memorandum of Intentions.
The customer from the Russian party is Roskosmos. The Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
also participates in the project.
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