KIEV, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine's space industry exports rose by 8.1 percent last year to 89.1 million U.S. dollars, local media reported Tuesday, citing a press release of the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU).
The exports have risen due to the increased supplies of goods to the European Union (EU) countries and the United States, the SSAU said.
Last year, Ukrainian space industry enterprises participated in Land Launch international program, producing components for the EU's "Vega" and the U. S. "Antares" launch systems, according to the SSAU release.
Overall, Ukrainian space industry enterprises have earned a total of 180 million dollars in 2017 from selling their goods on domestic and international markets, the SSAU said.
The SSAU unites 24 enterprises from various sectors of Ukraine's space industry.