Director of the AEM reiterated his commitment to promoting Mexico’s space talent.
In Mexico, the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT) reports that Salvador Landeros Ayala has been confirmed as general director of the Mexican Space Agency (AEM), for the period 2023-2027.
Thie announcement was made within the framework of the Governing Board of the Mexican Space Agency, for which Landeros Ayala thanked the trust and reiterated his commitment to promoting Mexico’s space talent.
For their part, the members of said Board made up of representatives of the Secretariats of National Defense, Navy, Government, Public Education, Treasury and Public Credit, Public Service, and Foreign Relations.
As well as the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the National Polytechnic Institute, the Mexican Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, National Council of Science and Technology, National Institute of Statistics and Geography, and National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education, reaffirmed their support and best wishes for his new tenure at the head of this institution.
Landeros Ayala has held various management positions in the public and private telecommunications and space sectors; He has participated in more than 20 projects of importance for the country, some of them in the international environment.
During his management as general director of the AEM, in December 2019, Space-X successfully launched the “AztechSat-1”, the first Mexican Nanosatellite on the International Space Station (ISS), from the NASA facilities in Cape Canaveral.