ASTANA. KAZINFORM – According to the invitation of Ministry of Defence and Aerospace Industry (MDAI) of RK the Akim of Astana city Asset Issekeshev visited the National Space Center today, the correspondent of INA «Кazinform» reports.
According to the press service of MDAI, Minister Beibut Atamkulov told the Akim of capital about the work of Ministry in the development of space activity of Kazakhstan.
The possibilities of the Earth remote sensing space system (ERS) «КazEOSat» and High accuracy satellite navigation system (HSNS) have been demonstrated to Issekeshev A.
Minister noted that the data of the ERS space system can be successfully applied for monitoring in the field of urban planning and architecture, monitoring the implementation of major investment projects to create the digital topographic maps and plans, to identify the illegal land grab, to determine the level of environmental pollution and assessing the ecological situation for ensuring the safety of aircrafts.
The President of the JSC «NC «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» Yergazy Nurgaliyev presenting the services and products of space technologies said that by means of space images it is available to assess the condition of landfills of domestic waste. And space monitoring will identify the unauthorized and illegal dumping in the near vicinity of Astana city.
«At the same time, the space imagery data will be the basis for the creation of geoinformation system. It will allow to monitor online the infrastructure of the city, to simplify the procedures for harmonizing and issuing the permits in the municipal services of the capital, to provide the management of the housing and public utilities and transport system», - he noted.
At the HSNS Center, the Akim of the capital was told about the monitoring system for spatially extended objects, which allows to control the deformations and displacements during the construction and operation of high-rise buildings, structures, bridges and overpasses developed by specialists of the national company «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary».
The representatives of the Akimat were interested in the monitoring and dispatching system of mobile objects, through which it is available to conduct online monitoring of garbage removal via GPS-technology.
During the visit to the National Space Center Minister Atamkulov acquainted the Akim of Astana with the progress of construction of a unique object – the Assembly, integration and testing complex of spacecrafts (AITC SC). The Special design and technological bureau with pilot production which is an integral part of the AITC SC is planned to be commissioned as early as 2017.
Based on the results of visiting the NSC the Akim of Astana city expressed interest in the wider use of space technologies for the work of city services.
At the end of the meeting Issekeshev and Atamkulov agreed to create a working group for representatives of MDAI RK and akimat for a detailed study of cooperation issues, noted a press service of MDAI RK.
JSC «National company «Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary» is the national operator of the ERS space system and HSNS. The ERS space system includes two ERS satellites - KazEOSat-1 with a high spatial resolution of 1 meter and KazEOSat-2 with a resolution of 6,5 meters. HSNS renders satellite navigation services to consumers.