LR1: "Latvian participation in ESA would be a big gain for the economy"

Discussion on Latvian Radio 1 about the Latvian participation in the European Space Agency "Latvian participation in ESA would be a big gain for the economy" re-published latvijasradio.lsm.lv (06.01.2014).

Ir.lv: Is the government sabotaging the country not cooperating with the European Space Agency?

Article about the Latvian participation in the European Space Agency "Is the government sabotaging the country not cooperating with the European Space Agency?" published on the portal Ir.lv (05.01.2014).

At the beginning of February, Latvia will become the only country of the European Union which will not be cooperating with the European Space Agency. Why is Latvia different for this time as well?

LSM.LV : Sandra Kropa: Space is not a black hole!

Article about the membership of Latvia in the European Space Agency: Space is not a black hole!" published in portal Ir.lv (05.01.2014).

While creating broadcasts about science, with sadness it must be admitted, that for a large part of people, space exploration seems like something very inaccessible, compelling only for few interested people and most certainly something that can be afforded only by the big and rich countries.

Starspace.lv: Do not let the Latvian space dreams collapse!

An article about the Latvian participation in the European Space Agency "Do not let the Latvian space dreams collapse!" published on portal starspace.lv (02.01.2014).

After 31st of January 2015, Latvia will become the only country of the European Union which will stop its cooperation with the Europeans Space agency. It has not happened suddenly - during several years there have been cooperation agreements signed, but funds to cover the membership fees were never found.

E-news page

Within the Space Technologies Cluster Development Activities 2011 project co-financed by Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia (Agreement No. 2011/14), Ventspils High Technology Park regularly prepares the E-news page on Latvian Space Technology Cluster in which information on the latest developments in space industry in Latvia is

Documentation for cluster's collaboration partners

Within "Development of Space Technologies and Services Cluster 2012-2015" project, the collaboration partners of Space Technology Cluster have the opportunity to apply for financing in order to implement different projects within the partnership 

Institute for Environmental Solutions, foundation

Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) is a modern research organization whose goal is to advance airborne remote sensing science for wise management of natural resources and environment.

Development of the Space Technologies and Services Cluster 2012-2015

Project aim: reach strategic aims of the Space Technologies and Services Cluster by 2015 including promotion of mutual interests of cooperation partners, raise competitiveness of the cluster, increase export volume, as well as promote creation of innovations and new products.

Competitive dialogue about organisation of the competition „We own the sky”

  1. Background

The Competitive dialogue is being carried out within the project „Development of the Space Technologies and Services Cluster 2012-2015” of the Activity 2.3.2.3 „Cluster Programme”.

The aim of the project is to reach by 2015 the strategic aims set for the Space Technologies and Services Cluster – promotion of cooperation partners’ performance, raising competitiveness of the cluster, increase of the export volume, as well as creation of innovations and new products.

Newsletter of Latvian Space Technology Cluster has been delivered to the readers!

On July 7, 2011, the first newsletter of Latvian Space Technology Cluster prepared by Ventspils High Technology Park has been delivered to the readers. The newsletter includes information on latest projects where cluster’s participants take part in, for instance, Mobility for Space and NordicBaltSat, as well as articles on European Satellite Navigation Competition, VHTP Space library, awarding ceremony of competition We Own The Sky etc.