National Target-Oriented Science and Technology Space Program of Ukraine for 2013-2017
Space activities in Ukraine are based on the space programs, elaborated for 5-year periods and approved by the Parliament of Ukraine. The acting National Target-Oriented Scientific and Technical Space Program of Ukraine for 2013-2017 (hereinafter - the Space Program) was approved by the Law of Ukraine #439-VII on September 5, 2013.
Purpose of the Space Program is to increase the efficiency of space capacities to address the pressing issues of socio-economic, environmental, cultural, informational, scientific and educational development of society, support of the national security and defense and protection of geopolitical interests of the state.
In 2014, the implementation of measures envisaged by the Space Program was aimed at implementation of projects under the following tasks: