The 2nd Expert Group Meeting on the Feasibility Study of CubeSat Competition Project was organized by APSCO Secretariat through Teleconference during 27-29 January, 2021. In total, 19 delegates from all Member States of APSCO participated in the meeting, including Bangladesh, China, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, and Turkey.
Dr. Mohammad Ebrahimi Seyedabadi, Director General of Education and Training Department of APSCO, on behalf of the Secretary-General of APSCO, Ms. Yu Qi, welcomed all participants to the teleconference and expressed his sincere appreciation for their favorable supports and efforts on this program, especially during this worldwide challenging COVID-19 time. He also delivered a presentation on the background of the meeting.
During the meeting, Mr. Shahrokh Zohrabzadeh from Iranian Space Agency presented the Feasibility Study Report (FSR) of the CubeSat Competition Project. This FSR was an updated version based on the Minutes of the 1st Expert Group Meeting on the Feasibility Study of CubeSat Competition Project.
Discussion on the FSR was carried out based on the recommendations and comments proposed by experts from Member States, all the comments were discussed and clarified.
All Member States appreciated the efforts of APSCO Secretariat and Iranian Space Agency on the project. The third Expert Group Meeting on the Feasibility Study for APSCO CubeSat Competition Project is planned in May 2021.