“Space and security for Eastern Europe”, the title of a conference and exhibitions taking place at the Palace of the Parliament. Government representatives, European agencies, NGOs and companies came here to discuss the acceleration of technological development projects and purchases in the field.
In one of the conference rooms in the Palace of Parliament, with an area about the size of a football field, more than 100 people interested and specialized in space technology and security gathered.
A state-of-the-art satellite
In the exhibition hall, located in the same building, the stands of marine companies, associations and government organizations are more like the design workshops of engineers who are passionate about modeling than people who are concerned with selling something. And how could you sell a satellite at an exhibition?
Thales, a global technology conglomerate, present in Romania for 20 years, came to this exhibition with the model of the new Space Inspire, a Software Defined Sattelite, i.e. “a satellite that has incorporated program packages and which are its own position and position. of connecting to networks,” explained Bogdan Niculae, a 38-year-old software engineer who heads the Romanian division of Thales Alenia Space.
A state-of-the-art drone and telescope
Research institutions, private organizations are present at the exhibition, which make their products and latest technological solutions known.
Inventikus, a private organization that aims to promote Romanian innovation – Photo: Romanian Space Agency
Inventikus has a stand with a model of a drone, being “a group of Romanian private companies and institutions with strong objectives in the field of research and development. Our goal is to create a scalable system to capitalize on the inventive capacity in Romania today,” the organization’s website states.
Also, an interesting stand is that of the Institute of Space Sciences, who have mounted a state-of-the-art telescope.
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