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Debut for Southern Satellite Technology Application Center

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On February 17th, at the Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a ceremony to inaugurate the Southern Satellite Technology Application Center, under the Vietnam National Satellite Center.

The ceremony drew the participation of Prof. Chau Van Minh, President of the VAST; Assoc. Prof. Pham Van Kiem, head of the Department of Organization and Personnel; representatives from southern units under VAST, and staff of the Southern Satellite Technology Application Center.

The Southern Satellite Technology Application Center is a unit under the Vietnam National Satellite Center. It has its own seal and functions to develop satellite application studies, especially in the southern region and to participate in the implementation of the Vietnam Space Center Project (component project “Ho Chi Minh City Space Technology Application Center”) in the Ho Chi Minh City high-tech zone.


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Prof. Chau Van Minh, President of VAST presented the appointment decision to Dr. Lam Dao Nguyen

At the launch ceremony, Prof. Minh presented the appointment decision to Dr. Lam Dao Nguyen, the former director of the Southern Satellite Technology Application Center, and congratulated the Vietnam National Satellite Center for its new development. He expressed his hope that the Southern Satellite Technology Application Center will quickly overcome any establishment issues in order to contribute to the further success of the Vietnam National Satellite Center and the implementation of the Vietnam Space Center.

At the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Pham Anh Tuan, Director of the Vietnam National Satellite Center thanked leaders of VAST for their care and support in its development over recent times He also talked about plans to further develop the center and the Southern Satellite Technology Application Center in the near future. Mr.Tuan also informed the audience about working visits by leaders of VAST and the Vietnam National Satellite Center to Nha Trang on the preparations for the project of the construction of a National Observatory and to Ho Chi Minh City on the implementation of the project on Space Technology Application Center.

On behalf of the center staff, Dr. Lam Dao Nguyen, director the Southern Satellite Technology Application Center, thanked leaders and promised to implement all assigned tasks effectively with the aim of establishing the center as a powerful application unit in Vietnam.

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Taking a photo on participants

Translated by Tuyet Nhung
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