Arianspace has won a tender for carrier rocket for Azerbaijan’s first national satellite

November 5, 2010 at 9:47 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: ABC.AZ News

Baku, Fineko/ The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has published the results of the tender procedure for the carrier rocket manufacturer within launching the first national satellite of Azerbaijan. The MCIT reports that official signing of a contract with tender winner French company will be held tomorrow.

The tender involved four companies: ILS (Russia), Arianspace (France), SpaceX (USA) and Ukroboronservis (Russia-Ukraine).

Parallel negotiations are being conducted with Korea, Greece, Italy and Russia, the signing of the primary protocols with them for coordination of satellite networks is scheduled for early 2011.


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