Saturday, January 14, 2017

Duterte Admin plans to revive “Philippine Space Program” by establishing Philippine Space Agency!

Some people thinks that President Rodrigo Duterte only plans to fight illegal drugs and criminality, but only few knows that he’s also discussing plans on how the Filipinos can reach the outer space someday.
Can the Filipinos reach the outer space before President Rodrigo Duterte term ends?

Can the Filipinos reach the outer space before President Rodrigo Duterte term ends?

President Rodrigo Duterte together with his Cabinet members discussed the possibility to revive the Philippine Space Program this year.

Secretary of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol mentioned the establishing of the National Space Agency in the things that discussed during the first cabinet meeting this year in Malacanang on January 9.

The revival of the Philippine Space Program will gave an opportunity to the Philippines get additional funds to boost its research in Science and Technology.

The Philippine Space Agency may be handled by DOST.

Department of Science and Technology already gave a hint that the proposed establishment of the Philippine Space Agency is already running.

The efforts to establish Philippine Space Program started during former Dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1966. Agila-2 was the first launched satellite by the Philippines with the assistance of China, it happened during former President Fidel V. Ramos term.


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