He was a person of integrity, a doer, a leader. Intelligent, but endowed with a sound common sense, he always knew how to find a possible way out to a wide variety of problems. INVAP was a great part of his life and he was a great part of INVAP. Under his leadership, INVAP grew, developed new capacities, became an international company, and achieved wide recognition in the country as a synonym of national sovereignty.
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and the Argentine National Space Activities Commission (CONAE, in Spanish) informed that it has been decided to postpone the launch of the SAOCOM 1B satellite, which was planned by the end of this month.
The Malbran Institute informed that it was tested NEGATIVE the potential case of one of INVAP’s employees, who after returning from a journey to a zone deemed risky and remaining at his home in San Carlos de Bariloche during the isolation period, began to manifest high fever.
Within the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, INVAP activated the protocol due to a potential case of one of its employees, who after returning from a journey to a zone deemed risky and remaining at his home in San Carlos de Bariloche during the 15-day isolation period, began to manifest high fever.
On Saturday, February 22, the Earth observation satellite SAOCOM 1B, belonging to the Argentine National Space Activities Commission (CONAE, in Spanish), left to Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, U.S.A., wherefrom it will be launched by the end of March.
On June 14, the National Secretary of Health, Prof. Dr. Adolfo Rubinstein, together with representatives of health ministries of the MERCOSUR countries and associated states, meeting in the context of the MERCOSUR Ministers Summit that took place in San Carlos de Bariloche, visited INVAP’s headquarters.