Brazil: Plans - the ultimate goal
The ultimate goal for Brazil is independence in the space arena: independent access to space by means of indigenous satellite launch vehicles; independent satellites with beneficial applications. What started as a presumed military need in the 1960s changed into a realization that Brazil could become an environmental power and one of the first developed nations in the tropics.
KeywordsTechnological Advisory Annual Report Synthetic Aperture Radar Develop Nation Aerospace Technology
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