Uruguay to become satellite launch site using Argentine technology

The ambitious journey to space initiated by the government relies on fundamental support: Satellogic, an Argentine company dedicated to acquiring satellite imagery.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With Armando De León at the helm, the Uruguayan Air Force has been pushing several initiatives since last year, including creating a space agency to synchronize the country with global advances in the field.

The basis is a bill supported by the Ministry of Defense to establish the legal, regulatory, and policy framework for the use of an incipient private activity.

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