The agreement to expand the orbital group of satellites was signed by the National Academy of Sciences and the Roscosmos state corporation. Currently the group includes the Belarusian spacecraft and a similar Russian Canopus satellite. A few more Russian spacecraft will be added to the group. This will speed up the accumulation of information, the data will be collected continuously. And today in Minsk the top executives of the space industry of Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan and Armenia will gather for the first meeting of the CIS Interstate Space Council. They will discuss cooperation in space and the implementation of joint projects. The chairman of the Interstate Council will be elected.