Media Coverage

2022, April 18, Chernomorski Far

Stefan Hristozov, CEO of the CASTRA partner start-up SME “‘Unmanned Systems Bulgaria’ LTD“, was interviewed by information agency and newspaper “Chernomorski Far”. The questions addressed the hottest topics of today in regards to the use of UAV systems, UAV traffic needs and training facilities. Read the whole interview at:


2022, March 8, Bulgarian National Radio (BNR)

CASTRA’s CEO Dr.Vesselin Vassilev was interviewed on the effects of Russo-Ukrainian conflict on the aerospace industry and the international relationships in the space sector. What are the short and long term implications of such geopolitical escalations? – Listen below. (Visit the BNR interview page at:

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2019, May 1,Bulgarian National TV Europe

CASTRA’s CEO Dr.Vesselin Vassilev interviewed on the national and EU space policy and the Bulgarian priorities and latest activities in the space sector, on the occasion of the 2019  International Planetary Defense Conference and potential NEO threats to Earth.

2018, February 21, Twitter

European Commission posted a tweet on CASTRA’s organized ‘High Time for High Tech’  workshop, part of EU’s 2018 Industry Week initiative


2018, February 8,   Bulgarian National TV

CASTRA’s CEO comments on the first launch of Falcon Heavy by Space X (in Bulgarian)

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2016, Оctober, different media

Different National and regional media covered CASTRA’s co-organised 7th Nanosatellite Symposium and the 4th UNISEC-GLOBAL meeting, held 18-23 October 2016 in Varna, Bulgaria



2016, July 1st,

CASTRA activities and projects are presented in an article entitled ‘Space – business with 400% return on investment’ in the first edition of the new Bulgarian business magazine


2015, April 10, Bulgarian National TV

CASTRA’s CEO  comments on the signing the Cooperation Agreement (PECS) between the European Space Agency and Bulgaria


2014, February 25, BTV
CASTRA’s CEO comments on the CASTRA project activities

2013,  August 25,   CAPITAL weekly business newspaper

Article about the business potential of space exploration and CASTRA’s  activities as a strong driver in the field


2012, October 2, Reporter (a new daily newspaper)
Article about CASTRA’s Earth Observation microsatellite project development