Nicaragua is winking at the sky after a Central American country one and a half times larger than Hungary has established its own Ministry of Outer Space, the Moon and other celestial bodies.
the bill establishing a space agency passed the National Assembly with virtually no problems: it was adopted with 76 votes in favor and 15 abstentions. Of course, it is good to know that President Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista Party occupies 71 of the 92 seats.
Although the former Spanish colony is far from having a space program, the new ministry will support developments in space activities with a view to expanding the country’s capacity in the fields of “education, industry, science and technology”.
However, critics say the Central American Continental Bridge
This is not the first time that a country with serious social and economic problems since 2018 has taken a decision that is very surprising in the midst of food and fuel shortages. And the coronavirus epidemic is making things worse. Nevertheless, it is conceivable that at some point they will eventually reach Mars somehow.
Meanwhile, the United States continues to organize its space force. The Space Force, created by Donald Trump as a stand-alone weapon of the U.S. Army, will also be retained by Joe Biden for unchanged purposes.
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