Brazil: Plans - the ultimate goal

  • Brian Harvey
  • Henk H. F. Smid
  • Théo Pirard
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


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.


Technological Advisory Annual Report Synthetic Aperture Radar Develop Nation Aerospace Technology 
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© Praxis Publishing Ltd., Chichester, UK 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Harvey
    • 1
  • Henk H. F. Smid
    • 2
  • Théo Pirard
    • 3
  1. 1.Dublin 6WIreland
  2. 2.RIBS SC&I/DB&CBredaThe Netherland
  3. 3.PepisterBelgium

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