BANDUNG-The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN) said the enthusiasm of people to see astronomy could provide knowledge of space. In addition, people can also know clearly when the sky does not occur light pollution.
"People should know about the knowledge of space so they can see clearly the condition of the sky without light pollution," said Head of National Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN) to reporters in Bandung, Sunday (06/08/2017).
Therefore, in the commemoration of LAPAN National Day with West Java Provincial Government, invites the community to enjoy and observe space objects such as constellations, planets and satellites in front of the Gedung Sate Bandung.
According to him, the community's enthusiasm in following the activity titled Dark Sky Night compared to 2016 is much better.
"Because last year it seem too sudden but this year seems to be better for this activity," she said.
According to the ratification of Law No. 21 of 2013 on Individuality, Carla said, it is the basis for LAPAN to conduct research on space. Because the knowledge about space is not intended for LAPAN but for Indonesian.
"With this Law we have a basis for conducting research activities for public knowledge," she said.
Carla explained that after this ratification of Law of Space, in the future will carry out other master plan activities that have been approved by the President of the Republic Indonesia Joko Widodo.
"This law also becomes the basis for LAPAN in the developing knowledge about space such as rocket launch and so on," she concluded