Edd K. Usman, writing foe NewsBytes Ph;
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is intensifying its venture into space technology with the recent creation of a new program called Space Technology Development (STD) which has an allocated budget of P258 million.
Php 258 million or around $5.127 million (USD) is relatively small compare to the budget of neighboring countries with similar space program.
- $2.4 billion for Japan
- $500 million for China
- $1.4 billion for India
- $366 million for South Korea