At the space center of Castelgrande (Potenza), a project to look for debris in orbit

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At the space center of Castelgrande (Potenza), a project to look for debris in orbit
The space center of Castelgrande, in the province of Potenza, and 'was selected for the project "Castelgauss" created by the School of Engineering of the University Space' "La Sapienza" of Rome and coordinated by Professor Paolo Teofilatto for the realization of a Castelgrande new observatory - alongside that already 'existing and running - that will take care' of the search of fragments orbiting the Earth. It 'was announced today during a meeting in which the project and' was shown. Approval of the Basilicata region. "If the center of Castelgrande and 'selected among thirty competing sites located in several countries around the world to host the Observatory of space debris, and' why ', at the cost of being accused of being dreamers, we identified long ago in research, one of the areas on which to focus for the development of the Basilicata ", said the president Vito De Filippo. "Aerospace engineers from around the world will observe the space through telescopes of Castelgrande, this means that our system of research and innovation and 'attractive and competitive internationally and that our technologies are of the highest level," added the' Councillor for activities' production of the Region Basilicata, Marcello Pittella. "A picture that always in Basilicata - he concluded - is completed with other presences qualified worldwide in this field, such as the Centre for Space Geodesy of Matera".