Focus on the Italy-USA partnership in space during Ambassador Zappia’s visit to Italian companies at Satellite 2024 in Washington D.C.

Mar 21, 2024 961

Italy’s Ambassador to the US, Mariangela Zappia, visited “Satellite 2024” yesterday, the main private sector event in the space industry in the US. Italy is participating in the event this year with an entire pavilion of 12 Italian companies, organized by the ICE agency in collaboration with the Italian Space Agency and the Embassy in Washington, in addition to the Italian groups Argotec, Thales, Optec, and Telespazio, also present with their own stands.

Engaging with all the Italian companies present, the Ambassador highlighted the centrality of the private sector in Italy-USA collaboration in the space sector, emphasizing the $4 billion in trade exchange in the sector in 2023 and the over $40 million in investments made by Italian companies in the space economy for expansion projects in the USA.

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